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English noun: alimentation

1. alimentation (food) a source of materials to nourish the body


Synonymsaliment, nourishment, nutriment, nutrition, sustenance, victuals


Broader (hypernym)food, nutrient


Narrower (hyponym)course, dainty, delicacy, dish, fast food, finger food, goody, ingesta, kickshaw, kosher, meal, mess, milk, mince, puree, repast, stodge, treat, vitamin, wheat germ

2. alimentation (act) the act of supplying food and nourishment


Synonymsfeeding


Broader (hypernym)provision, supply, supplying


Narrower (hyponym)forced feeding, gavage, hyperalimentation, infant feeding, intravenous feeding, IV, lactation, overfeeding, spoonfeeding, suckling, total parenteral nutrition, TPN









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