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Noun alimentation has 2 senses
  1. nutriment, nourishment, nutrition, sustenance, aliment, alimentation, victuals - a source of materials to nourish the body
    --1 is a kind of food, nutrient
    --1 has particulars:
     milk; course; dainty, delicacy, goody, kickshaw, treat; dish; fast food; finger food; ingesta; kosher; meal, repast; mess; mince; puree; stodge; wheat germ; vitamin pill; vitamin
    Derived form: verb aliment1
  2. feeding, alimentation - the act of supplying food and nourishment
    --2 is a kind of provision, supply, supplying
    --2 has particulars:
     suckling, lactation; infant feeding; forced feeding, gavage; intravenous feeding, IV; overfeeding; spoonfeeding; total parenteral nutrition, TPN, hyperalimentation
    Derived form: verb aliment1
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