Meaning of free-range

free-range

Pronunciation: (frē'rānj"), [key]
— adj.
  1. (of livestock and domestic poultry) permitted to graze or forage for grain, etc., rather than being confined to a feedlot or a small enclosure: a free-range pig.
  2. of, pertaining to, or produced by free-range animals: free-range eggs.
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