milking parlour

milking parlour
milking parlour see under ↑parlour
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Main Entry:milk
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milking parlour
A special room or building in which cows are milked
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Main Entry:parlour

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milking parlour UK [ˈmɪlkɪŋ ˌpɑː(r)lə(r)] US [ˈmɪlkɪŋ ˌpɑrlər] noun [countable] [singular milking parlour plural milking parlours]
a building on a farm where cows are milked
Thesaurus: farm buildings and structures where animals are kepthyponym

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • milking parlour — milking .parlour BrE milking parlor AmE n a building on a farm where milk is taken from cows …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • milking parlour — UK [ˈmɪlkɪŋ ˌpɑː(r)lə(r)] / US [ˈmɪlkɪŋ ˌpɑrlər] noun [countable] Word forms milking parlour : singular milking parlour plural milking parlours a building on a farm where cows are milked …   English dictionary

  • milking parlour — BrE, milking parlor AmE noun (C) a building on a farm where milk is taken from the cows …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • milking parlour — A place separate from the barn where cows or goats are milked …   Combined glossary of agriculture

  • parlour — par|lour BrE parlor AmE [ˈpa:lə US ˈpa:rlər] n 1.) ice cream/funeral/tattoo parlour a shop or type of business that provides a particular service 2.) old fashioned a room in a house which has comfortable chairs and is used for meeting guests… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • parlour — BrE parlor AmE noun (C) 1 ice cream/massage/funeral etc parlour a shop or type of business that provides a particular service 2 old fashioned a room in a house which has comfortable chairs and is used for meeting guests see also: milking parlour …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • parlour — (US parlor) ► NOUN 1) dated a sitting room. 2) a room in a public building, monastery, etc. for receiving guests or private conversation. 3) a shop or business providing specified goods or services: an ice cream parlour. 4) a room or building… …   English terms dictionary

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  • parlour — (US parlor) noun 1》 dated a sitting room in a private house. 2》 a room in a public building, hotel, monastery, etc. for receiving guests or private conversation. 3》 a shop or business providing specified goods or services: an ice cream parlour.… …   English new terms dictionary

  • Automatic milking — is the milking of dairy animals without human labour.The milking processThe milking process is the collection of tasks specifically devoted to extracting milk from an animal (rather than the broader field of dairy animal husbandry). This process… …   Wikipedia

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