What does pabulum mean?

Definitions for pabulumˈpæb yə ləm

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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


  1. pabulum(n.)

    Trite or simplistic writing, sentiments, etc.; pablum.

  2. Origin: [L., akin to pascere to pasture. See Pastor.]


  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

  2. Origin: [L., akin to pascere to pasture. See Pastor.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Pabulum

    pab′ū-lum, n. food of any kind, especially that of animals and plants: provender: fuel: nourishment for the mind.—adjs. Pab′ular, Pab′ulous, of or pertaining to food: fit for food: affording food. [L.,—pascĕre, to feed.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of pabulum in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of pabulum in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

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