foodstuff

noun food·stuff \ ˈfüd-ˌstəf \
Updated on: 19 Apr 2018

Definition of foodstuff

: a substance with food value; specifically : the raw material of food before or after processing

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First Known Use of foodstuff

1872

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FOODSTUFF Defined for English Language Learners

foodstuff

Definition of foodstuff for English Language Learners

  • : a substance that is used as food


FOODSTUFF Defined for Kids

foodstuff

noun food·stuff \ ˈfüd-ˌstəf \

Definition of foodstuff for Students

: a substance that is used as food

Medical Dictionary

foodstuff

noun food·stuff \ ˈfüd-ˌstəf \

medical Definition of foodstuff

: a substance with food value; especially : a specific nutrient (as a fat or protein)


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