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 for alimentation
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Alimentation \Al`i*men*ta"tion\, n. [Cf. F. alimentation, LL.
     alimentatio.]
     1. The act or process of affording nutriment; the function of
        the alimentary canal.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. State or mode of being nourished. --Bacon.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  alimentation
      n 1: a source of materials to nourish the body [syn:
           nutriment, nourishment, nutrition, sustenance,
           aliment, alimentation, victuals]
      2: the act of supplying food and nourishment [syn: feeding,
         alimentation]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  20 Moby Thesaurus words for "alimentation":
     aliment, alimony, bread, bread and butter, food chain, keep,
     livelihood, maintenance, nourishment, nurture, nutriment,
     nutrition, nutriture, pabulum, pap, refection, refreshment,
     subsistence, support, sustenance
  
  

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