Aliment Definition

ălə-mənt
aliments
noun
aliments
Anything that nourishes; food.
Webster's New World
Means of support; necessity.
Webster's New World
Something that nourishes; food.
American Heritage Medicine
Something that supports or sustains.
American Heritage Medicine

(now rare) Food.

Wiktionary
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verb
aliments
To supply with aliment; nourish.
Webster's New World
To supply with sustenance, such as food.
Required by court order to aliment the abandoned family.
American Heritage Medicine
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Other Word Forms of Aliment

Noun

Singular:
aliment
Plural:
aliments

Origin of Aliment

  • Middle English from Latin alimentum from alere to nourish al-2 in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From French aliment, and its source, Latin alimentum (“food”).

    From Wiktionary

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