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A plot of ground on which livestock are fattened for market.
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(Agriculture) an area or building where livestock are fattened rapidly for market
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or feed′ lot`,

an area or establishment near a stockyard, where livestock are gathered to be fattened for market.
Also called feed′yard`.
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Noun1.feedlot - a building where livestock are fattened for marketfeedlot - a building where livestock are fattened for market
building, edifice - a structure that has a roof and walls and stands more or less permanently in one place; "there was a three-story building on the corner"; "it was an imposing edifice"
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Feedlot industry in Ethiopia is a great potential because of abundant and availability of large number of livestock species used for fattening (Tsegay & Mengistu, 2013).
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