farm team

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farm team

n
(General Sporting Terms) US and Canadian a sports team in a smaller or lower league that is affiliated to one in a larger or higher league

farm′ team`


n.
a team, esp. a baseball team, in a minor league that is owned by or affiliated with a major-league team, for training or keeping players until ready or needed.
Also called farm′ club`.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.farm team - a minor-league team that is owned by a major-league team (especially in baseball)farm team - a minor-league team that is owned by a major-league team (especially in baseball)
baseball, baseball game - a ball game played with a bat and ball between two teams of nine players; teams take turns at bat trying to score runs; "he played baseball in high school"; "there was a baseball game on every empty lot"; "there was a desire for National League ball in the area"; "play ball!"
minor-league club, minor-league team - a team that plays in a minor league
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