The definition of food is nourishment taken into the body.(noun)
An example of food is chicken parmigiana.
See food in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME fode < OE foda < IE pāt-, to feed, eat < base *pā-, to pasture cattle > L pastor, pabulum, pascere, to feed, panis, bread
See food in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English fode
Origin: , from Old English fōda; see pā- in Indo-European roots.
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