Definition for FEED-ER


  1. One that gives food, or supplies nourishment.
  2. One who furnishes incentives; an encourager. The feeder of my riots. Shak.
  3. One that eats or subsists; as, small birds are feeders on grain or seeds.
  4. One that fattens cattle for slaughter. United States.
  5. A fountain, stream or channel that supplies a main canal with water. Feeder of a vein, in mining, a short cross vein. Cyc.

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