Definition of Foodstuff

1. Noun. (usually plural) consumer goods sold by a grocer.

Exact synonyms: Grocery
Generic synonyms: Consumer Goods
Specialized synonyms: Greengrocery, Packaged Goods
Language type: Plural, Plural Form



2. Noun. A substance that can be used or prepared for use as food.

Definition of Foodstuff

1. Noun. An instance of material which may be used as food. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Foodstuff

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Foodstuff

foodmongers
foodoir
foodoirs
foodophile
foodophiles
foodplant
foodplants
foodprint
foodprints
foods
foodseller
foodsellers
foodservice
foodshed
foodsheds
foodstuff (current term)
foodstuffs
foodway
foodways
foodweb
foodwebs
foodwise
foody
foodyolk
foodyolks
fooey
foofaraw
foofaraws
foofier
foofiest

Literary usage of Foodstuff

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1. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1920)
"... due, and unpaid account; that the account represented foodstuff which the defendant's cows ate; that the defendant and her husband lived on his place, ..."

2. Successful Farming; a Ready Reference on All Phases of Agriculture for by Frank Duane Gardner (1916)
"stuff is measured by the quantity of heat given off when a given weight of the foodstuff is burned. Such measurements are made by burning a small weighed ..."

3. School and Home Cooking by Carlotta Cherryholmes Greer (1920)
"What foodstuff is indicated by the stain on the paper? ... What is the foodstuff that remains in the filter paper (see Proteins of "excellent quality," p. ..."

4. Bhagavad-Gita as It is by A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada (1989)
"Therefore since He is helping the digestion of all kinds of foodstuff, ... He thus produces and digests foodstuff, and by His grace we are enjoying life. ..."

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