food pyramid

noun

Definition of food pyramid

  1. 1 :  an ecological hierarchy of food relationships in which a chief predator is at the top, each level preys on the next lower level, and usually green plants are at the bottom

  2. 2 :  a pyramid-shaped depiction of recommended daily servings for different food groups (such as vegetables, grains, dairy products, and meats)

First Known Use of food pyramid

1932


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