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EtymologyEdit

pack +‎ house

NounEdit

packhouse (plural packhouses)

  1. A building where fruit and vegetables are packed prior to distribution to shops.
    • 1996, Gary Andrews, Seasonal Work in New Zealand (page 12)
      Trucks are used in conjunction with the forklift tractor if the fruit is to be delivered to a more distant cooperatively owned packhouse.