Definitions for pabulumˈpæb yə ləm

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

pab•u•lumˈpæb yə ləm(n.)

  1. something that nourishes; food.

    Category: Nutrition

  2. intellectual nourishment.

  3. a soft, bland cereal for infants.

    Category: Nutrition, Cooking

Origin of pabulum:

1670–80; < L pābulum food, nourishment =pā(scere) to feed +-bulum n. suffix of instrument

Princeton's WordNet

  1. comestible, edible, eatable, pabulum, victual, victuals(noun)

    any substance that can be used as food

  2. pabulum(noun)

    insipid intellectual nourishment

Wiktionary

  1. pabulum(Noun)

    food or fodder, particularly that taken in by plants or animals.

  2. pabulum(Noun)

    material that feeds a fire.

  3. pabulum(Noun)

    food for thought.

  4. pabulum(Noun)

    bland intellectual fare; an undemanding diet of words.

  5. Origin: From pabulum, from stem of pasco.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Pabulum(noun)

    the means of nutriment to animals or plants; food; nourishment; hence, that which feeds or sustains, as fuel for a fire; that upon which the mind or soul is nourished; as, intellectual pabulum

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