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Princeton's WordNet

  1. commissariat, provisions, provender, viands, victualsnoun

    a stock or supply of foods

  2. nutriment, nourishment, nutrition, sustenance, aliment, alimentation, victualsnoun

    a source of materials to nourish the body

  3. comestible, edible, eatable, pabulum, victual, victualsnoun

    any substance that can be used as food


  1. victualsnoun

    Food supplies; provisions.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Victuals

    food for human beings, esp. when it is cooked or prepared for the table; that which supports human life; provisions; sustenance; meat; viands

    Etymology: [OE. vitaille, OF. vitaille, F. victuaille, pl. victuailles, fr. L. victualia, pl. of. victualis belonging to living or nourishment, fr. victus nourishment, from vivere, victum, to live; akin to vivus living. See Vivid.]

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. victuals

    Food or sustenance allowed to the troops, under certain regulations, whether on shore or embarked in transports. Relieving the enemy with money, victuals, etc., is punishable by court-martial. See Appendix, Articles of War, 45.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of victuals in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of victuals in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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    • C. troop
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