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Meaning of VICTUALS

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  any substance that can be used as food
  2. [n]  a source of materials to nourish the body
  3. [n]  a stock or supply of foods
 

VICTUALS is a 8 letter word that starts with V.

 

 Synonyms: aliment, alimentation, comestible, commissariat, eatable, edible, nourishment, nutriment, nutrition, pabulum, provender, provisions, sustenance, viands, victual
 
 See Also: course, dainty, delicacy, dish, fast food, finger food, food, food cache, goody, ingesta, kickshaw, kosher, larder, meal, mess, milk, mince, nutrient, puree, repast, stodge, treat, tuck, vitamin, vitamin pill, wheat germ

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Vict"uals\, n. pl. [OE. vitaille, OF. vitaille, F.
victuaille, pl. victuailles, fr. L. victualia, pl. of.
victualis belonging to living or nourishment, fr. victus
nourishment, from vivere, victum, to live; akin to vivus
living. See {Vivid}.]
Food for human beings, esp. when it is cooked or prepared for
the table; that which supports human life; provisions;
sustenance; meat; viands.

      Then had we plenty of victuals.          --Jer. xliv.
                                               17.

 

 

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