- nouna plant where livestock are slaughtered and processed and packed as meat products• Syn: ↑packinghouse
* * *nounsee packinghouse
* * *an establishment for processing and packing foods, esp. meat, to be sold at wholesale. Also called packing house.[1825-35]
* * *packing house or packing plant,a place where meat, fruit, vegetables, and other produce are prepared and packed to be sold.
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