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1. Dry food, such as hay, used as feed for livestock.
2. Food or provisions.
[Middle English provendre, from Old French, alteration of provende, from Vulgar Latin *prōvenda, alteration (influenced by Latin prōvidēre, to provide) of Late Latin praebenda; see prebend.]
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1. (Agriculture) any dry feed or fodder for domestic livestock
2. (Cookery) food in general
[C14: from Old French provendre, from Late Latin praebenda grant, from Latin praebēre to proffer; influenced also by Latin prōvidēre to look after]
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prov•en•der(ˈprɒv ən dər)
1. dry food for livestock; fodder.
2. food; provisions.
[1275–1325; Middle English provendre < Old French, variant of provende prebend, provender < Medieval Latin prōbenda, alter. of praebenda prebend, perhaps by association with Latin prōvidēre to look out for, provide]
syn: See feed.
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|Noun||1.||provender - food for domestic livestock |
blood meal - the dried and powdered blood of animals
corn gluten feed - a feed consisting primarily of corn gluten
cattle cake - a concentrated feed for cattle; processed in the form of blocks or cakes
creep feed - feed given to young animals isolated in a creep
fodder - coarse food (especially for livestock) composed of entire plants or the leaves and stalks of a cereal crop
feed grain - grain grown for cattle feed
ensilage, silage - fodder harvested while green and kept succulent by partial fermentation as in a silo
oil cake - mass of e.g. linseed or cottonseed or soybean from which the oil has been pressed; used as food for livestock
pigswill, pigwash, slop, slops, swill - wet feed (especially for pigs) consisting of mostly kitchen waste mixed with water or skimmed or sour milk
mash - mixture of ground animal feeds
mast - nuts of forest trees used as feed for swine
fish meal - ground dried fish used as fertilizer and as feed for domestic livestock
|2.||provender - a stock or supply of foods |
food cache - food in a secure or hidden storage place
larder - a supply of food especially for a household
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