pabulum[ pab-yuh-luh m ]SEE DEFINITION OF pabulum
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR PABULUM
Pabulum is nothing without a preëxisting "something" to dispose of it.
If they do not, no pabulum ever after, will their indurated tissues assimilate.
The grove gave them wood; the stream, water; the plain, pabulum for their horses.
Inflammable matter may be considered as the pabulum of life.
It offered no pabulum to the wrongdoer in the form of compensation for stolen humanity.
It also provides the pabulum for the caterpillar of the Holly-blue butterfly (Lycæna argiolus).
They mean that the public is to be given up, not as a heathen land for conversion, but simply as a pabulum for experiment.
It fairly slobbered with the froth of sensation—lived on scandal, and obtained its pabulum by any and every means.
Being aware that she was a woman of culture his desire was simply to supply her with the pabulum that she would expect.
Bearcroft the classic observed to him, that learning was pabulum animi, food of the mind.