verb (used with object)
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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