a white grape of Burgundy.
the dry white wine made from this grape.
in the same manner or form; similarly: They treated all customers alike. to the same degree; equally: All three were guilty alike. having resemblance or similarity; having or showing no marked or important difference: He thinks all politicians are alike. Contemporary Examples Recipe This versatile cabbage is enjoyed by Italians and Koreans alike. Fresh Picks […]
that which nourishes; nutriment; food. that which sustains; means of support. to sustain; support. Historical Examples As the fire gained strength and heat, it began to spread on three sides, dying of itself on the fourth, for want of aliment. The Prairie J. Fenimore Cooper All these are placed before the Chapel kindred for inspiration […]
concerned with the function of nutrition; nutritive. pertaining to food. providing sustenance or maintenance. Historical Examples The alimentary system, blood-vessel system, and reproductive system have been evolved gradually in the same way. The World’s Greatest Books – Volume 15 – Science Various Arsenic inflames the mucous membranes of the alimentary passages. Alcohol and the Human […]
- Alimentary canal
Anatomy, Zoology. a tubular passage functioning in the digestion and absorption of food and the elimination of food residue, beginning at the mouth and terminating at the anus. noun the tubular passage extending from the mouth to the anus, through which food is passed and digested alimentary canal n. The mucous membrane-lined tube of the […]