• WordNet 3.6
    • n packinghouse a plant where livestock are slaughtered and processed and packed as meat products
    • n packinghouse a building where foodstuffs are processed and packed "they came from an apple packinghouse"
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n packinghouse An establishment in which provisions, especially beef and pork, are packed.
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In literature:

Henry is now working ten hours a day out to the packinghouse.
"The Spenders" by Harry Leon Wilson
Indeed, she suddenly remembered her errand at the packinghouse and ran to its open door, but failed.
"Jessica Trent: Her Life on a Ranch" by Evelyn Raymond

In news:

AZTV7/Cable 13, Me-TV 7.2, RTV 7.3, Phoenix-Prescott, AZParamount Citrus Cuts The Ribbon On State-Of-The-Art CutiesĀ® Plant, Largest Citrus Packinghouse In The World.
Developer helps save historic packinghouse .
He started with Riverfront Groves in its harvesting and grove -development operations and later moved into the packinghouse, where he learned the shipping side of the business.