- fodder: see food
- fodder (n.)
- Old English fodder "food," especially "hay, straw, or other bulk food for cattle," from Proto-Germanic *fodram (cognates: Old Norse foðr, Middle Dutch voeder, Old High German fuotar, German Futter), from PIE *pa-trom, suffixed form of *pa- "to feed" (see food).
- 1. The alfalfa plant is widely used as animal fodder.
- 2. Old movies were the cheapest broadcast fodder.
- 3. The conscripts were treated as cannon fodder.
- 4. Many cynical managers see employees as cannon fodder.
- 5. This story will be more fodder for the gossip columnists.
[ fodder 造句 ]