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rabbit food

noun, Informal.
1.
raw vegetables, especially those used in salads, as lettuce, carrots, radishes, or celery.
Origin
1905-1910
1905-10, for literal sense
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  • If available, crush rabbit food pellets and feed them to tadpoles as a dietary supplement.
Slang definitions & phrases for rabbit food

bunny food

noun phrase

Lettuce, salad, green vegetables, etc

[1936+; Bunny grub is attested in British schoolboy use by 1890]


rabbit food

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bunny food


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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