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Meaning of VICTUALS

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  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
\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.