food

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food

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food

Plural
foods

Fruits, plants, grains, and vegetables are foods.
Meat is a type of food.
Candy is a type of food.
  1. (countable & uncountable) Food is what people and animals eat for nutrition or pleasure when they are hungry.
    We grow our own food.
    He eats many foods from other lands.
    I'm going to get the children some food, from the resturant, because they're hungry.

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