(noun) a choice or delicious dish

Source: WordNet® 3.1

Etymology 1


viand (plural viands)

An item of food.

A choice dish.

Etymology 2

A misnomer.


viand (plural viands)

(Philippines) An item of food eaten with rice.


• Davin, Navid, divan

Source: Wiktionary

Vi"and, n. Etym: [F. viande meat, food, LL. vianda, vivanda, vivenda, properly, things to live on, fr. L. vivere to live; akin to vivus living. See Vivid, and cf. Victualis.]

Definition: An article of food; provisions; food; victuals; -- used chiefly in the plural. Cowper. Viands of various kinds allure the taste. Pope.

Source: Webster’s Unabridged Dictionary 1913 Edition


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