Roughage - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈrʌfɪdʒ|  American pronunciation of the word roughage
Brit.  |ˈrʌfɪdʒ|  British pronunciation of the word roughage

noun

- coarse, indigestible plant food low in nutrients; its bulk stimulates intestinal peristalsis (syn: fiber)

Examples

Twelve months in jail provided the roughage for his first book.

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