food stamp


noun

any of the coupons sold or given under a federal program to eligible needy persons and redeemable for food at designated grocery stores or markets.

Nearby words

  1. food processor,
  2. food pyramid,
  3. food science,
  4. food security,
  5. food service,
  6. food stylist,
  7. food truck,
  8. food vacuole,
  9. food vessel,
  10. food web

Origin of food stamp

First recorded in 1935–40

Also called food coupon.

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