from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n.pl. Ingested matter, especially food taken into the body through the mouth.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Material introduced into the body by the stomach or alimentary canal.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n.pl. That which is introduced into the body by the stomach or alimentary canal; -- opposed to
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Substances introduced into an organic body, especially through the alimentary passage; hence, any things put or taken in and incorporated, as into the mind: opposed to egesta.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. solid and liquid nourishment taken into the body through the mouth
New Latin, from neuter pl. of Latin ingestus, past participle of ingerere, to carry in; see ingest.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
New Latin. See ingest. (Wiktionary)