Definitions for: Alimentation


[n] the act of supplying food and nourishment
[n] a source of materials to nourish the body



Webster (1913) Definition: 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.

2. State or mode of being nourished. --Bacon.

Synonyms: aliment, feeding, nourishment, nutriment, nutrition, sustenance, victuals

See Also: course, dainty, delicacy, dish, fast food, finger food, food, forced feeding, gavage, goody, hyperalimentation, infant feeding, ingesta, intravenous feeding, IV, kickshaw, kosher, lactation, meal, mess, milk, mince, nutrient, overfeeding, provision, puree, repast, spoonfeeding, stodge, suckling, supply, supplying, total parenteral nutrition, TPN, treat, vitamin, vitamin pill, wheat germ

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