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alimentation


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Alimentation  \Al`i*men*ta"tion\,  n.  [Cf.  F.  alimentation,  LL 
  alimentatio.] 
  1.  The  act  or  process  of  affording  nutriment;  the  function  of 
  the  alimentary  canal. 
 
  2.  State  or  mode  of  being  nourished.  --Bacon. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  alimentation 
  n  1:  a  source  of  nourishment  [syn:  {nutriment},  {nourishment},  {sustenance}, 
  {aliment},  {victuals}] 
  2:  the  act  of  supplying  food  and  nourishment  [syn:  {feeding},  {nourishing}] 




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