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roughage

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noun rough·age \ˈrə-fij\

Simple Definition of roughage

  • : plant material that cannot be digested but that helps you to digest other food

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of roughage

  1. :  fiber 1d; also :  food containing much indigestible material acting as fiber

1864

First Known Use of roughage

1864


ROUGHAGE Defined for Kids

roughage

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noun rough·age \ˈrə-fij\

Definition of roughage for Students

  1. 1 :  fiber 2

  2. 2 :  food (as bran) containing much indigestible material acting as fiber




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roughage

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noun rough·age \ˈrəf-ij\

Medical Definition of roughage

  1. :  fiber 2; also :  food (as bran) containing much indigestible material acting as fiber




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