With regard to commerce and to provisioning the army, the following was placarded everywhere:
The Latin word itself has various meanings: (1) the produce of the year's harvest; (2) all means of subsistence, especially grain stored in the public granaries for provisioning the city; (3) the market-price of commodities, especially corn; (4) a direct tax in kind, levied in republican times in several provinces, chiefly employed in imperial times for distribution amongst officials and the support of the soldiery.
The Messageries Maritimes Company use the port as a coaling station and provisioning depot for their South American trade.
- The important duty of provisioning Rome was committed by Augustus (between A.D.
The female, instead of provisioning her burrow with a supply of food that will suffice the larva for its whole life, brings fresh flies with which she regularly feeds her young.