from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. An item of food.
- n. A very choice or delicious dish.
- n. Provisions; victuals.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. An item of food
- n. A choice dish
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. An article of food; provisions; food; victuals; -- used chiefly in the plural.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Food; victuals: used chiefly in the plural.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a choice or delicious dish
Middle English viaunde, from Old French viande, from Vulgar Latin *vīvanda, alteration of Latin vīvenda, neuter pl. gerundive of vīvere, to live; see gwei- in Indo-European roots.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Anglo-Norman, from Old French, from Late Latin vivanda, from Latin vivenda. See also victuals. (Wiktionary)