[n] any substance that can be metabolized by an organism to give energy and build tissue
[n] anything that provides mental stimulus for thinking
[n] any solid substance (as opposed to liquid) that is used as a source of nourishment; "food and drink"
food for thought, intellectual nourishment, nutrient
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