Word Summary
brōsis: eating, food
Original Word: βρῶσις
Transliteration: brōsis
Phonetic Spelling: (bro'-sis)
Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine
Short Definition: eating, food
Meaning: eating, food
Strong's Concordance
eating, food, meat.

From the base of bibrosko; (abstractly) eating (literally or figuratively); by extension (concretely) food (literally or figuratively) -- eating, food, meat.

see GREEK bibrosko

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 1035: βρῶσις

βρῶσις, βρώσεως, (βρόω, βιβρώσκω);

1. the act of eating (Tertullianesus): βρῶσις καί πόσις, Romans 14:17 (on which see βασιλεία, 3); with the genitive of the object 1 Corinthians 8:4 (Plato, de rep. 10, p. 619 c. παίδων αὐτοῦ); in a wider sense, corrosion: Matthew 6:19f.

2. as almost everywhere in Greek writings that which is eaten, food, aliment: Hebrews 12:16; εἰς βρῶσιν for food, 2 Corinthians 9:10 (Wis. 4:5); βρῶσις καί (so WH text Tr marginal reading; others ) πόσις, Colossians 2:16 (Homer, Odyssey 1, 191; Plato, legg. 6, 783{c}; Xenophon, mem. 1, 3, 15; (cf. Fritzsche on Romans iii., p. 200 note; per contra Meyer or Ellicott on Colossians, the passage cited)), used of the soups aliment — either that which refreshes it, John 4:32, or nourishes and supports it unto life eternal, John 6:27, 55.