Viand meaning

vīənd
Viand is defined as a piece of food, or a tasty dish.

An example of a viand is an order of pie.

An example of a viand is the chef's specialty.

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Provisions; victuals.
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An article of food.
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Food of various kinds; esp., choice dishes.
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An item of food.
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Origin of viand

  • Middle English viaunde from Old French viande from Vulgar Latin vīvanda alteration of Latin vīvenda neuter pl. gerundive of vīvere to live gwei- in Indo-European roots

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

  • From Anglo-Norman, from Old French, from Late Latin vivanda, from Latin vivenda. See also victuals.

    From Wiktionary