livestock

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live·stock

 (līv′stŏk′)
n.
Domestic animals, such as cattle or horses, raised for home use or for profit, especially on a farm.

livestock

(ˈlaɪvˌstɒk)
n
(Agriculture) (functioning as singular or plural) cattle, horses, poultry, and similar animals kept for domestic use but not as pets, esp on a farm or ranch

live•stock

(ˈlaɪvˌstɒk)

n. (used with a sing. or pl. v.)
the horses, cattle, sheep, and other useful animals kept or raised on a farm or ranch.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.livestock - any animals kept for use or profitlivestock - any animals kept for use or profit  
eutherian, eutherian mammal, placental, placental mammal - mammals having a placenta; all mammals except monotremes and marsupials
carry - be able to feed; "This land will carry ten cows to the acre"

livestock

noun farm animals, stock, sheep, cattle The heavy rains and flooding killed scores of livestock.
Translations
ماشِيَه
živý inventář
besætning
haszonállatok
búpeningur
živý inventár
živina
çiftlik hayvanları

livestock

[ˈlaɪvstɒk] Nganado m (also livestock farming) → ganadería f

livestock

[ˈlaɪvstɒk] ncheptel m, bétail mlive wire [ˌlaɪvˈwaɪər] n (lit)fil m sous tensionlive wire livewire, live-wire [ˌlaɪvˈwaɪər] n (fig) to be a live wire → péter le feu live yoghurt nyaourt m aux ferments actifs

livestock

nVieh nt; (= number of animals)Viehbestand m

livestock

[ˈlaɪvˌstɒk] nbestiame m

live2

(laiv) adjective
1. having life; not dead. a live mouse.
2. (of a radio or television broadcast etc) heard or seen as the event takes place; not recorded. I watched a live performance of my favourite opera on television; Was the performance live or recorded?
3. full of energy, and capable of becoming active. a live bomb
4. burning. a live coal.
adverb
(of a radio or television broadcast etc) as the event takes place. The competition will be broadcast live.
ˈlively adjective
active; full of life, high spirits or movement. She took a lively interest in us; The music is bright and lively.
ˈliveliness noun
ˈlivestock noun
domestic animals, especially horses, cattle, sheep, and pigs.
live wire
1. a wire charged with electricity.
2. a person who is full of energy and enthusiasm. He is very quiet, but his sister is a real live wire.
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