Manger definition

mānjər
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A trough or an open box in which feed for livestock is placed.
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A box or trough to hold fodder for horses or cattle to eat.
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A trough for animals to eat from.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
manger
Plural:
mangers

Origin of manger

  • Middle English from Old French mangeoire from mangier to eat from Latin mandūcāre from mandūcō glutton from mandere to chew

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Old French mangoire, menjoere, from mangier (“to eat") (modern French manger).

    From Wiktionary