What is another word for roughage?

Pronunciation: [ɹˈʌfɪd͡ʒ] (IPA)

Roughage is a term often used to describe the fibrous parts of plant-based foods that cannot be digested by humans. However, this term can be confusing and may not always be the most accurate way to describe this type of food. There are several other synonyms that can be used instead of roughage, such as dietary fiber, cellulose, lignin, and plant roughage. Each of these synonyms can convey a slightly different meaning, but all refer to the indigestible part of plants that is important for maintaining healthy digestion and preventing various diseases. So, whether you use roughage or one of its synonyms, don't forget the importance of incorporating these plant-based fibers into your diet.

What are the hypernyms for Roughage?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.
  • hypernyms for roughage (as nouns)

What are the hyponyms for Roughage?

Hyponyms are more specific words categorized under a broader term, known as a hypernym.

Usage examples for Roughage

You have a long intestinal tract, adapted to slowly digesting foods, and to the work of extracting nutrition from a mass of roughage.
"The Book of Life: Vol. I Mind and Body; Vol. II Love and Society"
Upton Sinclair
A bedding of short straw will keep the fattening pens clean and provide roughage.
"A Living from the Land"
William B. Duryee
When the cow is on pasture from May until November no other roughage is required, provided of course the grasses and clovers are plentiful.
"A Living from the Land"
William B. Duryee

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