[pree-di-jest, -dahy-]
verb (used with object)
to treat (food) by an artificial process analogous to digestion so that, when taken into the body, it is more easily digestible.
to make simpler or plainer, as for easier understanding.

1655–65; pre- + digest

predigestion, noun Unabridged
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predigest (ˌpriːdaɪˈdʒɛst, -dɪ-)
(tr) to treat (food) artificially to aid subsequent digestion in the body

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predigest pre·di·gest (prē'dī-jěst', -dĭ-)
v. pre·di·gest·ed, pre·di·gest·ing, pre·di·gests
To subject food to partial digestion, usually through an enzymatic or chemical process, before being eaten.

pre'di·ges'tion n.
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Example sentences
We in the west have a real predigest towards insects as food.
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