aliment


aliment
I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Latin alimentum, from alere to nourish — more at old Date: 15th century food, nutriment; also sustenance <
there was nothing there of conversational aliment — Kingsley Amis
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II. transitive verb Date: 15th century to give aliment to ; nourish, sustain

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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