Ingest Definition

ingested, ingesting, ingests
ingested, ingesting, ingests
To take (food, drugs, etc.) into the body, as by swallowing, inhaling, or absorbing.
Webster's New World
To take in and absorb as food.
American Heritage

Origin of Ingest

  • Latin ingerere ingest- in- in in–2 gerere to carry

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

  • From Latin ingerere (“to carry in”)

    From Wiktionary

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