food; nutrient

any substance that can be metabolized by an animal to give energy and build tissue

Thematic group:

Type of:
  • substance

  • yolk; vitellus
  • comfort food
  • comestible; edible; eatable; pabulum; victual; victuals
  • fare
  • foodstuff; food product
  • nutriment; nourishment; nutrition; sustenance; aliment; alimentation; victuals
  • commissariat; provisions; provender; viands; victuals
  • feed; provender
  • miraculous food; manna; manna from heaven
  • beverage; drink; drinkable; potable
  • water
  • soul food
  • micronutrient
  • chyme
  • culture medium; medium

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