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16 entries found for food. The first 10 are listed below.
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Main Entry: food
Pronunciation: primarystressfüd
Function: noun
1 : material containing or consisting of carbohydrates, fats, and proteins used in the body of an animal to sustain growth, repair, and vital processes and to furnish energy; also : such material together with extra substances (as vitamins and minerals)
2 a : organic substances taken in by green plants and used to build organic nutrients b : organic material produced by green plants and used by them as building material and as a source of energy
3 : nourishment in solid form
4 : something that nourishes, supports, or supplies <food for thought>

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