alimentary alimentary  /ˌæ lə ˈmɛn tə ri/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) of or providing nourishment

Usage(s):

  1. Petrini knows how to be critical of big agro-alimentary enterprises and how to welcome them as sponsors.
  2. And he has made a great fortune by joining two previously antagonistic alimentary impulses--health and excess.
  3. The larva has a closed alimentary canal.

News

  • Moscow Fears the US Could Poison Russia with Georgian Wine

    Try as he might, Russia's Dr. Strangelove, otherwise known as food security tsar Dr. Gennadiy Onishchenko, has not yet stopped worrying and learned to love a Georgian tomato. Or a peach. Or a bottle of wine . Onishchenko, who apparently has a nose like no other for potential alimentary attacks, now has deduced that a US-sponsored biological lab in Georgia supposedly could be used to poison fruit ...
    on July 23, 2013     Source: EurasiaNet

Quotes

  1. As Ronald Reagan said, "The government is like a baby's alimentary canal with a happy appetite at one end and no responsibility at the other."
    on Mar 17, 2008 By: Ronald Reagan Source: The Southern

  2. Raising the much contested issue of agriculture, at the center of talks underway in Potsdam, Germany, Sarkozy said that "we are decided in preserving the alimentary independence of Europe by saving French agriculture" - a remark that could be...
    on Jun 20, 2007 By: Nicolas Sarkozy Source: Forbes

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