forage

[ fawr-ij, for- ]
/ ˈfɔr ɪdʒ, ˈfɒr- /

noun

verb (used without object), for·aged, for·ag·ing.

verb (used with object), for·aged, for·ag·ing.

Origin of forage

1275–1325; Middle English < Old French fourrage, derivative of fuerre fodder (from Germanic)
Related formsfor·ag·er, nounun·for·aged, adjective

Synonym study

1. See feed.
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forage

/ (ˈfɒrɪdʒ) /

noun

verb

Derived Formsforager, noun

Word Origin for forage

C14: from Old French fourrage, probably of Germanic origin; see food, fodder
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