Definition of provand in English:

provand

(also provan, provun, provvun)

noun

British, Scottish dialect
  • Food, provisions, provender; especially the food and fodder provided for an army.

Origin

Middle English. Apparently from Anglo-Norman provande, variant of provende provend, probably partly via Middle Dutch provande (also provant; Dutch provande) or Middle Low German prōvande (also prōvant, prōfant). Compare early modern German provande.

Pronunciation

provand

/ˈprɒvənd/