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Feed

Definition
noun
(1) Food, especially for farm animals; feedstuff; provender
(2) A grazing land; a pasture ground; a lea
verb
(1) To give or provide food to; to nourish; to serve as food
(2) To take in food (used of animals); to graze
(3) To add fertilizers or nutrients to (as in farming)
Supplement
(noun, 1) An example of animal feeds is chicken feed, which is basically a bird food comprised of grains given to poultry.
Word origin: Old English fēdan
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