Pronunciation: (fod'ur), [key]
1. coarse food for livestock, composed of entire plants, including leaves, stalks, and grain, of such forages as corn and sorghum.
2. people considered as readily available and of little value: cannon fodder.
3. raw material: fodder for a comedian's routine.
to feed with or as if with fodder.
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