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provender

  

      n  
1    any dry feed or fodder for domestic livestock  
2    food in general  
     (C14: from Old French provendre, from Late Latin praebenda grant, from Latin praebere to proffer; influenced also by Latin providere to look after)  
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provender

  
1    feed, fodder, forage  
2    comestibles, eatables, eats     (slang)   edibles, fare, feed, food, foodstuffs, groceries, grub     (slang)   nosebag     (slang)   nosh     (slang)   provisions, rations, supplies, sustenance, tack     (informal)   victuals, vittles     (obsolete or dialect)  

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