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foodstuff

[food-stuhf] /ˈfudˌstʌf/
noun
1.
a substance used or capable of being used as nutriment.
Origin
1870-1875
1870-75; food + stuff
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Examples for foodstuffs
  • The price of beef, and other foodstuffs, will likely rise.
  • We don't have the luxury of carrying heavy foodstuffs underground and freeze dried food is notoriously lacking in calories.
  • The researchers tracked country-by-country yields of these common foodstuffs over nearly three decades.
  • As soon as plant scientists began tinkering with foodstuffs, controversy raged.
  • The government already highly regulates foodstuffs and the content of school lunches.
  • But the world's rawest conflicts can include disagreements over common foodstuffs.
  • The subsistence sector continues to supply adequate foodstuffs, although malnutrition is widespread.
  • And this superiority had everything to gain from cheaper raw materials and foodstuffs.
  • The morning's harvest was immediately sold to the large hotels where all fine foodstuffs found a ready market.
  • Most of the loans were for financing railroads to bring minerals and foodstuffs to export terminals.
British Dictionary definitions for foodstuffs

foodstuff

/ˈfuːdˌstʌf/
noun
1.
any material, substance, etc, that can be used as food
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Word Origin and History for foodstuffs
foodstuff
1872, from food + stuff. Related: Foodstuffs.
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