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synonyms for roughage

  • fiber
  • lite food
  • low-calorie food
  • low-fat food
  • natural food
  • nonfat food
  • organic food
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How to use roughage in a sentence

Also they gave us roughage fur our hosses and wouldn't take pay fur none of it, indicatin' by signs that it was all a free gift.
THOSE TIMES AND THESEIRVIN S. COBB
I keep an abundance of roughage, usually shredded corn, before the cows all the time.
THE FAT OF THE LANDJOHN WILLIAMS STREETER
Bean straw is sometimes given as part of the roughage in Scotland, but not in England.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 13, SLICE 6VARIOUS
The skins make roughage and keep the alimentary tract active.
EVENING ROUND UPWILLIAM CROSBIE HUNTER
On the other hand, there are places where the minimum amount of roughage is wanted.
THE YOUNG FARMER: SOME THINGS HE SHOULD KNOWTHOMAS FORSYTH HUNT
"Mr. Carboy," he said in a voice that needed roughage badly.
THE MAN WHO PLAYED TO LOSELAURENCE MARK JANIFER
The idle horse will do well on less grain and more roughage.
PRATT'S PRACTICAL POINTERS ON THE CARE OF LIVESTOCK AND POULTRYPRATT FOOD CO.
In this rotation the only roughage obtained is the corn stover and the oat straw.
THE YOUNG FARMER: SOME THINGS HE SHOULD KNOWTHOMAS FORSYTH HUNT
A bedding of short straw will keep the fattening pens clean and provide roughage.
A LIVING FROM THE LANDWILLIAM B. DURYEE
It is on this roughage or waste material that intestinal movement or peristalsis depends.
HEALTH THROUGH WILL POWERJAMES J. WALSH
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO ROUGHAGE

  • fiber
  • lite food
  • low-calorie food
  • low-fat food
  • natural food
  • nonfat food
  • organic food
  • roughage
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