Lebensmittel

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Leben (life) +‎ Mittel (means, resources)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈleːbm̩sˌmɪtl̩/, /ˈleːbənsˌmɪtəl/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

Lebensmittel n (genitive Lebensmittels, plural Lebensmittel)

  1. food
    • 2010, Der Spiegel, issue 22/2010, page 126:
      Pasta, Kuchen, Müsli, Brot – wer an Zöliakie leidet, muss viele gängige Lebensmittel meiden: Das Eiweiß Gluten, das bei den Betroffenen zu chronischer Darmentzündung führt, kommt in den meisten Getreidearten vor.
      Pasta, cakes, muesli, bread – someone who suffers from celiac disease has to avoid many common foods: the protein gluten, which leads to chronic intestinal inflammation for the sufferers, occurs in most types of grain.
  2. (in the plural) groceries

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