viands


viands

noun

  1. an article of food.
  2. viands, articles or dishes of food, now usually of a choice or delicate kind.

noun

  1. a type of food, esp a delicacy
  2. (plural) provisions
n.

“article of food,” early 14c., from Anglo-French viaunde, Old French viande “food,” dissimilated from Vulgar Latin *vivanda, from Late Latin vivenda “things for living,” in classical Latin, “be live,” neuter plural gerundive of vivere “to live” (see vital).

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