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provender

noun prov·en·der \ˈprä-vən-dər\

Definition of PROVENDER

1
:  dry food for domestic animals :  feed
2
:  food, victuals

Examples of PROVENDER

  1. <a chef who prides himself on creating all of his dishes from local provender>

Origin of PROVENDER

Middle English, from Anglo-French provende, provendre, from Medieval Latin provenda, alteration of praebenda prebend
First Known Use: 14th century

Other Food Terms

Reuben, calamari, chuck, curry, edamame, foie gras, hummus, leaven, nonpareil, peel

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