Definitions for livestockˈlaɪvˌstɒk

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

live•stock*ˈlaɪvˌstɒk(n.)

  1. the horses, cattle, sheep, and other useful animals kept or raised on a farm or ranch.

    Category: Animal Husbandry

* (used with a sing. or pl. v.).

Princeton's WordNet

  1. livestock, stock, farm animal(noun)

    any animals kept for use or profit

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. livestock(noun)ˈlaɪvˌstɒk

    farm animals

    The drought killed all their livestock.

Wiktionary

  1. livestock(Noun)

    Farm animals; animals domesticated for cultivation.

Freebase

  1. Livestock

    Livestock are domesticated animals raised in an agricultural setting to produce commodities such as food, fiber and labor. This article does not discuss poultry or farmed fish, although these, especially poultry, are commonly included within the meaning of "livestock". Livestock are generally raised for profit. Raising animals is a component of modern agriculture. It has been practiced in many cultures since the transition to farming from hunter-gather lifestyles.


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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

livestock(noun)

domestic animals, especially horses, cattle, sheep, and pigs.

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