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aliment

al·i·ment

aliment

parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb
part of speech: noun
pronunciation: ae l mihnt
definition 1: physical nourishment; food.
similar words:
nourishment, nurture, sustenance
definition 2: sustenance of any kind.
similar words:
food, sustenance
 
part of speech: transitive verb
pronunciation: ae l ment
inflections: alimented, alimenting, aliments
definition: to sustain or feed.
derivations: alimental (adj.), alimentally (adv.)