roughage

noun rough·age \ ˈrə-fij \

Definition of roughage

:fiber 1d; also :food containing much indigestible material acting as fiber

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First Known Use of roughage

1850


ROUGHAGE Defined for English Language Learners

roughage

noun

Definition of roughage for English Language Learners

  • : plant material that cannot be digested but that helps you to digest other food


ROUGHAGE Defined for Kids

roughage

noun rough·age \ ˈrə-fij \

Definition of roughage for Students

1 :fiber 2
2 :food (as bran) containing much indigestible material acting as fiber

Medical Dictionary

roughage

noun rough·age \ ˈrəf-ij \

medical Definition of roughage

:fiber 2; also :food (as bran) containing much indigestible material acting as fiber


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