Cull – meaning of the word and example

To select from a group: Choose. (Merriam – Webster)

When people cull animals, they kill them, especially the weaker members of a particular group of them, in order to reduce or limit their numbers. (Cambridge Dictionary)

If items or ideas are culled from a particular source or number of sources, they are taken and gathered together. (Collins Dictionary)

To cull animals means to kill the weaker animals in a group in order to reduce their numbers. (Collins Dictionary)

Reduce the population of (a wild animal) by selective slaughter. (Oxford Dictionaries)


Should animal cull be stopped?


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