Dictionary of Human Evolution and Biology

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Diet

1. in humans, the customary food and drink regularly prepared and consumed by members of a particular culture.

2. substances regularly ingested by members of a species.

See anthropophagy, carnivory, coprophagy, faunivory, folivory, frugivory, geophagy, graminivory, granivory, gummivory, herbivory, insectivory, multivory, nectarivory, omnivory, phthiriophagy, phytophagy, piscivory, and zoophagy.

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