Definition of puture
: the customary right of keepers of forests and some bailiffs of hundreds to take food for man, horse, and dog from land of various tenants within the forest or hundred
Love words? You must — there are over 200,000 words in our free online dictionary, but you are looking for one that’s only in the Merriam-Webster Unabridged Dictionary.
Join MWU now and get access to America’s largest dictionary, with:
- 300,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
- Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
- Advanced search features
- Ad free!
Origin and Etymology of puture
Anglo-French, food, from Old French pouture, from pou, pouls porridge — more at pulse
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up puture? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).