from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The practice of two or more parties jointly purchasing all or part of a butchered cow and dividing the meat between them.
- v. Present participle of cowpool.
cow + pooling, by analogy with carpooling. (Wiktionary)
When you add the savings of cowpooling or other bulk meat/poultry/game storage, it won't be long before your freezer will pay for itself.