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Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
Word definitions in Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
"food" for anything, 1670s, from Latin pabulum "fodder, food, nourishment," from PIE root *pa- "to protect, feed" (see food ) + instrumentive suffix *-dhlom .\n \n Pablum (1932), derived from this, is a trademark (Mead Johnson & Co.) for a soft, bland cereal ...
Word definitions in Wiktionary
n. 1 food or fodder, particularly that taken in by plants or animals. 2 Material that feeds a fire. 3 (lb en figuratively) Food for thought. 4 Bland intellectual fare; an undemanding diet of words.
The Collaborative International Dictionary
Word definitions in The Collaborative International Dictionary
pabulum \pab"u*lum\, n. [L., akin to pascere to pasture. See Pastor .] The means of nutriment to animals or plants; food; nourishment. [WordNet sense 1] Syn: comestible, edible, eatable, victual, victuals. Hence: That which feeds or sustains, such as fuel ...
Word definitions in WordNet
n. any substance that can be used as food [syn: comestible , edible , eatable , victual , victuals ] insipid intellectual nourishment
Word definitions in Wikipedia
pabulum : word; denoting "food, bland entertainment" Pablum : product; infant food from Mead Johnson ; product name derived from pabulum above
Usage examples of pabulum.
Even common water, that apparently innoxious pabulum, when corrupted by the filth of populous cities, is a deadly and insidious destroyer.
He was followed by a dietician who was force-fed boiling pabulum until he choked to death, a cook who was microwaved, a carpenter-handyman who was sawed in half, a manicurist who was fatally trimmed, a houri who was impaled.
In addition to pabulums and breakfast cereals, Crespo Mills manufactured whipped condiment spreads, peanut butter, granola bars, cookies, crackers, trail mix, flavored popcorn, bread sticks and three styles of croutons.