roughage Meaning in the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary

Meaning of “roughage” - Learner’s Dictionary


noun [U]
a substance in fruit and vegetables that helps you to get rid of waste from the bodyDiets and dietingFood - general words
Translations of “roughage”
in Chinese (Traditional) 纖維素…
in Russian клетчатка…
in Turkish lifli meyve ve sebzeler…
in Chinese (Simplified) 纤维素…
in Polish błonnik…
(Definition of roughage from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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