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Meaning of PROVENDER

Pronunciation:  'prâvundur

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a stock or supply of foods
  2. [n]  food for domestic livestock

PROVENDER is a 9 letter word that starts with P.


 Synonyms: commissariat, feed, provisions, viands, victuals
 See Also: bird food, birdseed, blood meal, cattle cake, corn gluten feed, creep feed, cud, eatage, ensilage, feed grain, fish meal, fodder, food, food cache, forage, grass, larder, mash, mast, nutrient, oil cake, pasturage, pasture, pet food, petfood, pigswill, pigwash, rechewed food, silage, slop, slops, swill



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Prov"en*der\, n. [OE. provende, F. provende,
provisions, provender, fr. LL. praebenda (prae and pro being
confused), a daily allowance of provisions, a prebend. See
1. Dry food for domestic animals, as hay, straw, corn, oats,
   or a mixture of ground grain; feed. ``Hay or other
   provender.'' --Mortimer.

         Good provender laboring horses would have. --Tusser.

2. Food or provisions. [R or Obs.]