underfeed


un·der·feed

verb \ˌən-dər-ˈfēd\
un·der·fed\-ˈfed\un·der·feed·ing

Definition of UNDERFEED

transitive verb
:  to feed with too little food

First Known Use of UNDERFEED

1659

un·der·feed

verb \ˌən-dər-ˈfēd\   (Medical Dictionary)
un·der·fed \-ˈfed\ un·der·feed·ing

Medical Definition of UNDERFEED

transitive verb
: to feed with too little food <an underfed woman has a higher probability of a miscarriage and of a stillbirth—Rose E. Frisch>
intransitive verb
: to eat too little food

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