alimental

[ noun al-uh-muhnt; verb al-uh-ment ]SEE DEFINITION OF alimental
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Gums are nutritious foods, but it is probable that they are not equal in alimental power to equal weights of starch or sugar.

Even in the present day, the Laplanders and Greenlanders banish this animal from their alimental list.

WORD ORIGIN

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

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