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humane killer

Saltos de línea: hu¦mane kill¦er

Definición de humane killer en inglés:


An instrument for the painless slaughter of animals.
Example sentences
  • Mr Milford said thousands of sheep had been killed at the mass slaughterhouse with the guns, which are also known as humane killers.
  • Encouraged by a resurgence of fur in the fashion industry the ‘humane killers’ are being allowed to kill 3 million seals over three years.
  • Spectators could clearly see almost every aspect of what followed, save for the application of the humane killer to the head of the dying colt.

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