aliment

[ noun al-uh-muhnt; verb al-uh-ment ]SEE DEFINITION OF aliment
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR ALIMENT

Others, who demanded revenge, found an aliment for their inactive forces.

He died like a lamp which ceases to burn for want of aliment.

All these are placed before the Chapel kindred for inspiration and aliment.

A few mouthfuls of the aliment are rejected at a time for some hours after meals.

Cook found no traces of aliment in the stomachs of those shot by his party.

Indeed, what known fruit is there that is more wholesome as an aliment than this?

They form, in some sort, the prehensile organs which seize the aliment.

Caterpillars in the course of a month devour 60,000 times their own weight of aliment.

Dogs to whom you present an aliment for which they have no taste, bite you.

If he has no other aliment, he must go on feeding upon what he has.

WORD ORIGIN

"food," late 15c., from Latin alimentum "nourishment," in plural, "food, provisions," from alere "to nourish" (see alimentary).

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