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  2  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Provender  \Prov"en*der\,  n.  [OE.  provende,  F.  provende, 
  provisions,  provender,  fr  LL  praebenda  (prae  and  pro  being 
  confused),  a  daily  allowance  of  provisions,  a  prebend.  See 
  1.  Dry  food  for  domestic  animals,  as  hay,  straw,  corn,  oats, 
  or  a  mixture  of  ground  grain;  feed.  ``Hay  or  other 
  provender.''  --Mortimer. 
  Good  provender  laboring  horses  would  have  --Tusser. 
  2.  Food  or  provisions.  [R  or  Obs.] 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  n  1:  food  for  domestic  livestock  [syn:  {feed}] 
  2:  a  stock  or  supply  of  foods  [syn:  {commissariat},  {provisions}, 
  {viands},  {victuals}] 

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