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forage

[ fawr-ij, for- ]
/ ˈfɔr ɪdʒ, ˈfɒr- /
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noun

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

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

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Origin of forage

First recorded in 1275–1325; Middle English, from Old French fourrage, derivative of fuerre fodder (from Germanic )

synonym study for forage

1. See feed.

OTHER WORDS FROM forage

for·ag·er, nounun·for·aged, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for forage

forage
/ (ˈfɒrɪdʒ) /

noun

verb

Derived forms of forage

forager, noun

Word Origin for forage

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