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Definition of feeder adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



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  1. 1(of roads, rivers, etc.) leading to a bigger road, etc. a feeder road to the freeway
  2. 2supplying goods, services, etc. to a large organization
  3. 3(of animals on a farm) kept to be killed and used for meat
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