an area, usually low-income, in which many residents cannot easily get to stores that sell affordable, healthful foods.
PRACTICE SOME ESCAPISM WITH THIS WORD OF THE DAY QUIZ!
We salute you if you remember all the doovers from Word of the Day between May 25 and May 31!
Question 1 of 7
Origin of food desert
First recorded in 1995–2000
Words nearby food desert
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020