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forage

verb [I] uk   /ˈfɒr.ɪdʒ/ us    /ˈfɔːr-/
to go from place to place searching, especially for food: The children had been living on the streets, foraging for scraps and sleeping rough. The pigs foraged in the woods for acorns.Animal (non-human) behaviourSearching

forage

noun [U] uk   /ˈfɒr.ɪdʒ/ us    /ˈfɔːr-/
food grown for horses and farm animals: winter forage forage crops.Animal food
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