[hach-uh-ree] /ˈhætʃ ə ri/

noun, plural hatcheries.
a place for eggs of hens, fish, etc., especially a large, commercial or government site where the young are , cared for, and sold or distributed.
noun (pl) -eries
a place where eggs are hatched under artificial conditions

1880, from hatch (v.1) + -ery.


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