|1.||something that nourishes or sustains the body or mind|
|2.||Scots law another term for alimony|
|3.||obsolete (tr) to support or sustain|
|[C15: from Latin alimentum food, from alere to nourish]|
|a stew of meat, vegetables, potatoes, etc.|
|a gadget; dingus; thingumbob.|
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