What is another word for public troughs?

Pronunciation: [pˈʌblɪk tɹˈɒfz] (IPA)

Public troughs are defined as communal feeding or watering stations, typically for animals like livestock. Synonyms for this term include communal feeding stations, public mangers, cattle-fountains, drinking troughs, communal watering holes, stock-watering places, and communal feedlots. These terms also refer to the same types of stations for livestock, providing a communal space for animals to eat and drink. Additionally, the phrase "public troughs" can also be used metaphorically to refer to the misuse of public money or unethical public spending. In this context, synonyms include public malfeasance, public corruption, public graft, and public embezzlement. Despite the negative connotations of these terms, public troughs remain a vital resource for farmers and ranchers alike.

What are the hypernyms for Public troughs?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.
  • Other hypernyms:

    animal feeding stations, feeding troughs, livestock troughs, water troughs.

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