packinghouse
packinghouse packinghouse n. 1. A place where foodstuffs are processed and packed; as, they came from an apple packinghouse. [WordNet 1.5]

2. A plant where livestock are slaughtered and processed and packed as meat products.

Syn: packing plant. [WordNet 1.5]


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