1) To sustain with food or nutriment; supply with what is necessary for life,
health, and growth; feed.
M.E., from O.Fr. norriss-, stem of norrir "raise, bring up, nurture, foster; maintain, provide for," from L. nutrire "to feed, nurse, foster, support, preserve," from *nutri, older form of nutrix "nurse,") literally "she who gives suck."
Fâridan, from the Fârs province dialects Sivandi fâr- and Xori fôr- "to eat," probably development of Proto-Ir. *hu- "to eat" (Av. xvar-, Pers. xordan, → feed) to f-, also Tajiki furt-, fə- "to gulp, swallow," maybe from a separate root (Cheung 2007).
1) Something that nourishes; food, nutriment, or sustenance.
Fârmân, noun from fâridan (like sâzmân, sâxtemân, câymân, râžmân, and others).