Definitions for: Provender


[n] a stock or supply of foods
[n] food for domestic livestock



Webster (1913) Definition: 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
Prebend.]
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.]

Synonyms: commissariat, feed, provisions, viands, victuals

See Also: bird food, birdseed, blood meal, cattle cake, corn gluten feed, creep feed, cud, eatage, ensilage, feed grain, fish meal, fodder, food, food cache, forage, grass, larder, mash, mast, nutrient, oil cake, pasturage, pasture, pet food, petfood, pigswill, pigwash, rechewed food, silage, slop, slops, swill

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