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food pyramid Syllabification: food pyr·a·mid

Entry from US English dictionary

Definition of food pyramid in English:


1A nutritional diagram in the shape of a pyramid, especially (in the US) the Food Guide Pyramid.
2 Ecology A graphic representation of predatory relationships in the food chain, in which various forms of life are shown on different levels, with each level preying on the one below it.

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