foodstuff
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Usage note
This word is often used in the plural.
foodstuff(
fud
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stuhf
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (raw ingredient)
a. el producto alimenticio
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The pantry is stocked with a variety of foodstuffs that we use to make food.La despensa está abastecida con una variedad de productos alimenticios que utilizamos para hacer la comida.
b. el comestible
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Soy powder is considered a healthy foodstuff because it helps to reduce the risk of heart disease.El polvo de soya se considera un comestible saludable porque ayuda a reducir el riesgo de enfermedades cardíacas.
2. (raw ingredients)
a. los productos alimenticios
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The church collected boxes of foodstuff to donate to the women's shelter.La iglesia recolectó cajas de productos alimenticios para donar al refugio para mujeres.
b. los comestibles
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The transportation of sufficient foodstuff was a gargantuan logistical task during the war.El transporte de suficientes comestibles fue una tarea logística gigantesca durante la guerra.
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foodstuff
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. el alimentos
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
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foodstuffs [ˈfuːdstʌfs]
plural noun
comestibles (m); productos (m) alimenticios
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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