Meaning of DIGESTION in English

DIGESTION

/ daɪˈdʒestʃən; NAmE ; dɪ-/ noun

1.

[ U ] the process of digesting food

—compare indigestion

2.

[ C , usually sing. ] the ability to digest food :

to have a good / poor digestion

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WORD ORIGIN

late Middle English : via Old French from Latin digestio(n-) , from the verb digerere , from di- apart + gerere carry.

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