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piggery
American English: /ˈpɪɡ(ə)ri/
British English: /ˈpɪɡ(ə)ri/

Translation of piggery in Spanish:

noun plural -ries

(British English)
  • 1.1 countable (Agriculture) (farm)
    granja (feminine) porcina
    criadero (masculine) de cerdos or (in Andes, River Plate also) de chanchos
    Example sentences
    • That said, of course the other area of factory farming is intensive piggeries, and broiler farms.
    • Mr Nielsen, who runs a piggery and asparagus farm, claimed he had been unable to harvest 30 per cent of his asparagus, worth $1 million, due to a shortage of pickers.
    • Its annoyance results in the reduction of milk and or meat production in dairy, poultry and piggery farms.
    1.2 uncountable (greediness) [colloquial]
    Example sentences
    • The club secretary remained calm in the face of this assault on male chauvinist piggery.
    • Good news on the pedometer - I should probably keep using mine, since I keep lapsing into moments of utter piggery.
    • You're oblivious to the piggery of it.

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