foodstuff

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noun food·stuff \ˈfüd-ˌstəf\

Definition of foodstuff

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

1872

First Known Use of foodstuff

1872


FOODSTUFF Defined for English Language Learners

foodstuff

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noun food·stuff \ˈfüd-ˌstəf\

Definition of foodstuff for English Language Learners

  • : a substance that is used as food


FOODSTUFF Defined for Kids

foodstuff

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noun food·stuff \ˈfüd-ˌstəf\

Definition of foodstuff for Students

  1. :  a substance that is used as food


Medical Dictionary

foodstuff

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noun food·stuff \ˈfüd-ˌstəf\

Medical Definition of foodstuff

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



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