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An article of food; provisions; food; victuals; used chiefly in the plural. Viands of various kinds allure the taste. (pope)

Origin: 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.