foodstuff

Definitions of foodstuff
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n a substance that can be used or prepared for use as food

Synonyms:
food product
Types:
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starches
foodstuff rich in natural starch (especially potatoes, rice, bread)
breadstuff
flour or meal or grain used in baking bread
coloring, colouring, food color, food coloring, food colour, food colouring
a digestible substance used to give color to food
concentrate
a concentrated form of a foodstuff; the bulk is reduced by removing water
meal
coarsely ground foodstuff; especially seeds of various cereal grasses or pulse
fiber, roughage
coarse, indigestible plant food low in nutrients; its bulk stimulates intestinal peristalsis
flour
fine powdery foodstuff obtained by grinding and sifting the meal of a cereal grain
frozen food, frozen foods
food preserved by freezing
canned food, canned foods, canned goods, tinned goods
food preserved by canning
dehydrated food, dehydrated foods
food preserved by dehydration
Saint-John's-bread, carob, carob powder
powder from the ground seeds and pods of the carob tree; used as a chocolate substitute
tapioca
granular preparation of cassava starch used to thicken especially puddings
cocoa
powder of ground roasted cacao beans with most of the fat removed
cereal, food grain, grain
foodstuff prepared from the starchy grains of cereal grasses
fixings, ingredient
food that is a component of a mixture in cooking
egg, eggs
oval reproductive body of a fowl (especially a hen) used as food
dairy product
milk and butter and cheese
milk
any of several nutritive milklike liquids
curd
a coagulated liquid resembling milk curd
concoction, intermixture, mixture
any foodstuff made by combining different ingredients
juice
the liquid part that can be extracted from plant or animal tissue by squeezing or cooking
perishable, spoilable
food that will decay rapidly if not refrigerated
tomato concentrate
a concentrated form of tomatoes
kibble
coarsely ground grain in the form of pellets (as for pet food)
Indian meal, cornmeal
coarsely ground corn
farina
fine meal made from cereal grain especially wheat; often used as a cooked cereal or in puddings
matzah meal, matzo meal, matzoh meal
meal made from ground matzos
oatmeal, rolled oats
meal made from rolled or ground oats
pea flour
meal made from dried peas
pinole
meal made of finely ground corn mixed with sugar and spices
bran
food prepared from the husks of cereal grains
plain flour
flour that does not contain a raising agent
wheat flour
flour prepared from wheat
soy flour, soybean flour, soybean meal
meal made from soybeans
semolina
milled product of durum wheat (or other hard wheat) used in pasta
canned meat, tinned meat
meat preserved in a can or tin
mincemeat
spiced mixture of chopped raisins and apples and other ingredients with or without meat
dressing, stuffing
a mixture of seasoned ingredients used to stuff meats and vegetables
bread, breadstuff, staff of life
food made from dough of flour or meal and usually raised with yeast or baking powder and then baked
bean curd, tofu
cheeselike food made of curdled soybean milk
Irish potato, murphy, potato, spud, tater, white potato
an edible tuber native to South America; a staple food of Ireland
corn, edible corn
ears of corn that can be prepared and served for human food
coconut milk, coconut water
clear to whitish fluid from within a fresh coconut
grist
grain intended to be or that has been ground
groats
the hulled and crushed grain of various cereals
millet
small seed of any of various annual cereal grasses especially Setaria italica
barley, barleycorn
a grain of barley
buckwheat
grain ground into flour
wheat, wheat berry
grains of common wheat; sometimes cooked whole or cracked as cereal; usually ground into flour
oat
seed of the annual grass Avena sativa (spoken of primarily in the plural as `oats')
rice
grains used as food either unpolished or more often polished
Indian rice, wild rice
grains of aquatic grass of North America
flavorer, flavoring, flavourer, flavouring, seasoner, seasoning
something added to food primarily for the savor it imparts
tomato paste
thick concentrated tomato puree
gravy, pan gravy
the seasoned but not thickened juices that drip from cooking meats; often a little water is added
roux
a mixture of fat and flour heated and used as a basis for sauces
coconut cream, coconut milk
white liquid obtained from compressing fresh coconut meat
albumen, egg white, ovalbumin, white
the white part of an egg; the nutritive and protective gelatinous substance surrounding the yolk consisting mainly of albumin dissolved in water
egg yolk, yolk
the yellow spherical part of an egg that is surrounded by the albumen
milk
a white nutritious liquid secreted by mammals and used as food by human beings
soya milk, soybean milk, soymilk
a milk substitute containing soybean flour and water; used in some infant formulas and in making tofu
formula
a liquid food for infants
evaporated milk
milk concentrated by evaporation
cream
the part of milk containing the butterfat
half-and-half
half milk and half light cream; contains 10% to 18% butterfat
butter
an edible emulsion of fat globules made by churning milk or cream; for cooking and table use
yoghourt, yoghurt, yogurt
a custard-like food made from curdled milk
whey
watery part of milk produced when raw milk sours and coagulates
curd
coagulated milk; used to make cheese
clabber
raw milk that has soured and thickened
cheese
a solid food prepared from the pressed curd of milk
batter
a liquid or semiliquid mixture, as of flour, eggs, and milk, used in cooking
dough
a flour mixture stiff enough to knead or roll
mix, premix
a commercially prepared mixture of dry ingredients
filling
a food mixture used to fill pastry or sandwiches etc.
malt
a cereal grain (usually barley) that is kiln-dried after having been germinated by soaking in water; used especially in brewing and distilling
criollo
cocoa of superior quality
frozen orange juice, orange-juice concentrate
orange juice that has been concentrated and frozen
lemon juice
usually freshly squeezed juice of lemons
lime juice
usually freshly squeezed juice of limes
papaya juice
juice from papayas
tomato juice
the juice of tomatoes (usually bottled or canned)
carrot juice
usually freshly squeezed juice of carrots
V-8 juice
brand name for canned mixed vegetable juices
malted milk
powder made of dried milk and malted cereals
Type of:
food, nutrient
any substance that can be metabolized by an animal to give energy and build tissue

n (usually plural) consumer goods sold by a grocer

Synonyms:
grocery
Types:
greengrocery
groceries sold by a greengrocer
packaged goods
groceries that are packaged for sale
Type of:
consumer goods
goods (as food or clothing) intended for direct use or consumption

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