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feeder

noun [C]     /ˈfiː.dər/ US  /ˈfiː.dɚ/
a baby or animal that eats in a particular way: a messy/slow feederEatingBiting, chewing and swallowing a container for giving food to animals: a bird feederAnimal food old-fashioned a bib for a young childBabies' and children's clothing
(Definition of feeder noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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