Sustenance is nourishment or support.(noun)
An example of sustenance is fruit and vegetables.
See sustenance in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME < OFr soustenance < LL sustinentia, patience, endurance < L sustinere: see sustain
See sustenance in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English
Origin: , from Old French
Origin: , from sustenir, to sustain; see sustain.
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