staple diet


: the food or foods that a person or animal eats most often
Environmental changes are depriving the birds of the insects that form their staple diet.
often used figuratively
I grew up on a staple diet of cartoons and comic books.

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“Staple diet.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Apr. 2024.

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