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tr.v. culled, cull·ing, culls
1. To pick out from others; select.
2. To gather; collect.
3. To remove rejected members or parts from (a herd, for example).
Something picked out from others, especially something rejected because of inferior quality.

[Middle English cullen, from Old French cuillir, from Latin colligere; see collect1.]

cull′er n.


1. (Agriculture) a person employed to cull animals
2. (Agriculture) Austral and NZ an animal, esp a sheep, designated for culling
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