What does livestock mean?

Definitions for livestockˈlaɪvˌstɒk

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. livestock, stock, farm animal(noun)

    any animals kept for use or profit


  1. livestock(Noun)

    Farm animals; animals domesticated for cultivation.


  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.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of livestock in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of livestock in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Akram Hussain:

    When the livestock comes down for the winter what are we going to feed them? If our livestock goes, our culture goes.

  2. Charity Kokwai:

    Decades ago, it was men's role to search for pasture for the livestock but of late women are looking after livestock.

  3. The CCF:

    Predators are not wanton livestock catching animals, they don't want to come and eat our livestock. What we as humans do is put our livestock in inappropriate locations through lack of knowledge.

  4. Peter Mutharika:

    So far, it is estimated that 69,995 people have been displaced by the floods and 48 people have lost their lives. The floods have also damaged a lot of hectares of crops, washed away livestock and damaged infrastructure such as roads and bridges.

  5. Lewis Thomas:

    Ants are so much like human beings as to be an embarrassment. They farm fungi, raise aphids as livestock, launch armies into war, use chemical sprays to alarm and confuse enemies, capture slaves, engage in child labor, exchange information ceaselessly. They do everything but watch television.

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