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provender

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noun prov·en·der \ˈprä-vən-dər\

Definition of provender

  1. 1 :  dry food for domestic animals :  feed

  2. 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


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