Staple food

Staple food

ˈsteɪpl fuːd
ˈsteɪpəl fud
Definition: A staple food, food staple, or simply a staple, is a food that is eaten routinely and in such quantities that it constitutes a dominant portion of a standard diet for a given person, supplying a large fraction of energy needs and generally forming a significant proportion of the intake of other nutrients as well.
Meaning: Thực phẩm thiết yếu
Not Common
How to use "Staple food" vocabulary in sentence (example)

The dish was and is a staple food of the working markets in Vietnam way before it became a fashionable, a cheap and hearty dish available to the masses.

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Fresh and dried fish were a staple food for much of the population.

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