Meaning of FEEDER in English

n. person or thing which supplies food; device which supplies food to farm animals; bird feeder; person or thing which eats or takes nourishment; animal that fattened for market; something or someone which supplies; something or someone which channels or routes; tributary; someone or something which connects; branch (especially of a transportation line)

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