Handfeed



[hand-feed] /ˈhændˈfid/

verb (used with object), hand-fed, hand-feeding.
1.
Agriculture. to feed (animals) with apportioned amounts at regular intervals.
Compare .
2.
to feed (an animal or person) by hand:
The students hand-fed the baby monkeys with an eyedropper.
/ˈhændˌfiːd/
verb (transitive) -feeds, -feeding, -fed (-ˌfɛd)
1.
to feed (a person or an animal) by hand
2.
(agriculture) to give food to (poultry or livestock) in fixed amounts and at fixed times, rather than use a self-feeding system

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