- to treat (food) by an artificial process analogous to digestion so that, when taken into the body, it is more easily digestible.
- to make simpler or plainer, as for easier understanding.
Origin of predigest
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- (tr) to treat (food) artificially to aid subsequent digestion in the body
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- To subject food to partial digestion, usually through an enzymatic or chemical process, before being eaten.
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