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2 entries found for litter.
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Main Entry: 1litĚter
Pronunciation: primarystresslit-schwar
Function: noun
1 a : a covered and curtained couch with poles to use for handles that is used for carrying a single passenger b : a device (as a stretcher) for carrying a sick or injured person
2 : material spread in areas where farm animals (as cows or chickens) are kept especially to absorb their urine and feces
3 : the young born to an animal at a single time <a litter of puppies>
4 : a messy collection of things scattered about : RUBBISH
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