Middle English from Latin alimentumfromalereto nourishal-2 in Indo-European roots
American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
From Frenchaliment, and its source, Latinalimentum (“food”).
Aliment Sentence Examples
This office-bound aliment is the pest of many an overworked office-type, .. .
We spend more on almost any article of bodily aliment or ailment than on our mental aliment.
The opinion of Pliny, that it is the most ancient aliment of mankind, appears to be well-founded, for no less than three varieties have been found in the lake dwellings of Switzerland, in deposits belonging to the Stone Period.
They adopted the doctrine and system which the progress of human affairs had made the intellectual aliment of their Syrian guides.