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English definition of “cattle grid”

cattle grid

noun [C]    
a set of bars over a hole in the road that allows vehicles to cross, but not animals such as cows and sheepRoad surfaces and features
(Definition of cattle grid noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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