Pronunciation: (win'tur-fēd"), [key]
—v., -fed, -feed•ing,
1. to feed (cattle, sheep, etc.) during the winter when pasturage is not available.
2. to supply (grain, hay, etc.) to livestock in winter.
to provide feed for livestock in winter: We were obliged to winterfeed through April this year.
the feed given to livestock during the winter.
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