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fodder

noun [U] uk   /ˈfɒd.ər/ us    /ˈfɑː.dɚ/

fodder noun [U] (ANIMAL FOOD)

food that is given to cows, horses, and other farm animalsAnimal food

fodder noun [U] (USEFUL PEOPLE/THINGS)

people or things that are useful for the stated purpose: Politicians are always good fodder for comedians (= they make jokes about them). Useful or advantageous
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