- Livestock is defined as farm animals who are raised to generate a profit.
Cows that are raised on a farm and sold for meat are an example of livestock.
Livestock in a field.
livestock definition by Webster's New World
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domestic animals kept for use on a farm and raised for sale and profit
livestock definition by American Heritage Dictionary
Domestic animals, such as cattle or horses, raised for home use or for profit, especially on a farm.