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Meaning of PROVENDER

Pronunciation:  'prâvundur

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a stock or supply of foods
  2. [n]  food for domestic livestock
 

PROVENDER is a 9 letter word that starts with P.

 

 Synonyms: commissariat, feed, provisions, viands, victuals
 
 See Also: bird food, birdseed, blood meal, cattle cake, corn gluten feed, creep feed, cud, eatage, ensilage, feed grain, fish meal, fodder, food, food cache, forage, grass, larder, mash, mast, nutrient, oil cake, pasturage, pasture, pet food, petfood, pigswill, pigwash, rechewed food, silage, slop, slops, swill

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Prov"en*der\, n. [OE. provende, F. provende,
provisions, provender, fr. LL. praebenda (prae and pro being
confused), a daily allowance of provisions, a prebend. See
{Prebend}.]
1. Dry food for domestic animals, as hay, straw, corn, oats,
   or a mixture of ground grain; feed. ``Hay or other
   provender.'' --Mortimer.

         Good provender laboring horses would have. --Tusser.

2. Food or provisions. [R or Obs.]

 

 

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