"foods" in the noun sense
1. food, nutrient
any substance that can be metabolized by an animal to give energy and build tissue
2. food, solid food
any solid substance (as opposed to liquid) that is used as a source of nourishment
"food and drink"
3. food, food for thought, intellectual nourishment
anything that provides mental stimulus for thinking
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