staff of life

noun phrase

Definition of staff of life

: a staple of diet especially : bread

First Known Use of staff of life

1638, in the meaning defined above

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“Staff of life.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/staff%20of%20life. Accessed 19 Jun. 2021.

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