any uncooked, unprocessed, and often organic foods, esp. as eaten as a large percentage of the diet
The most popular raw food diet is a raw vegan diet.
See raw food
also raw food , adj.
- Raw foodism
noun See raw foodist
- Raw foodist
noun a person whose diet consists mainly of raw foods Examples Raw foodists believe that eating uncooked foods encourages weight loss and prevents or heals conditions and diseases. Word Origin by 1939 Usage Note also raw foodism , n.
[raw-hahyd] /ˈrɔˌhaɪd/ noun 1. untanned skin of cattle or other animals. 2. a rope or whip made of rawhide. verb (used with object), rawhided, rawhiding. 3. to whip with a rawhide. /ˈrɔːˌhaɪd/ noun 1. untanned hide 2. a whip or rope made of strips cut from such a hide n. “material cut from untanned skins […]
- Rawhide hammer
noun 1. a hammer, used to avoid damaging a surface, having a head consisting of a metal tube from each end of which a tight roll of hide protrudes