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A.Word.A.Daywith Anu Garg
noun: Food, especially food fit for human consumption.
verb tr.: To provide with food.
verb intr.: To obtain food or to eat.
From Latin victualia (provisions), from victus (nourishment), past participle of vivere (to live). Earliest documented use: 1303.
“An army marches on its stomach. And if the victuals were not up to snuff, then moods grumbled louder than hungry tummies.”
Jeremy Lee; Jeremy Lee’s Recipe for a Hearty Brigade Pudding; The Guardian (London, UK); Nov 4, 2017.
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