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butcher

butch·er

butcher

pronunciation:
bU chr
parts of speech:
noun, verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: someone in the business of selling meat.
definition 2: someone who kills or cuts up meat to make ready for sale.
synonyms:
slaughterer
similar words:
cutter, trimmer
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: butchered, butchering, butchers
definition: to kill or cut meat to make ready for sale.
The farmer butchered the pig.
synonyms:
dress, kill, slaughter
derivation: butcherer (n.)
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