livetrap
transitive verb Date: 1944 to capture (an animal) in a live trap

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  • livetrap — /luyv trap /, n., v., livetrapped, livetrapping. n. 1. a trap for capturing a wild animal alive and without injury. v.t. 2. to capture (a wild animal) in a livetrap. [1870 75; LIVE2 + TRAP1] * * * …   Universalium

  • livetrap — live•trap [[t]ˈlaɪvˌtræp[/t]] n. v. trapped, trap•ping 1) cvb a trap for capturing a wild animal alive and without injury 2) cvb to capture (a wild animal) in a livetrap • Etymology: 1870–75 …   From formal English to slang

  • livetrap — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ transitive verb Etymology: live trap : to capture (an animal) with a live trap (as for removal to another area for restocking) * * * /luyv trap /, n., v., livetrapped, livetrapping. n. 1. a trap for capturing a wild animal alive and… …   Useful english dictionary

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