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3 definitions found
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Alimentation \Al`i*men*ta"tion\, n. [Cf. F. alimentation, LL.
1. The act or process of affording nutriment; the function of
the alimentary canal.
2. State or mode of being nourished. --Bacon.
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
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,
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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