"baby farmer" meaning in All languages combined

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Noun [English]

Head templates: {{en-noun}} baby farmer (plural baby farmers) Forms: baby farmers [plural]
  1. One who keeps a baby farm.
    Sense id: baby_farmer-en-noun-jpYC86xW Synonyms: baby-farmer

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