English dictionary definition of:

famine


Noun

  • a severe shortage of food (as through crop failure) resulting in violent hunger and starvation and death
  • an acute insufficiency

Thesaurus

dearth shortage

Spellzone course content

View spelling list -ine saying /in/ and learn about the word famine in the Spellzone English spelling course, Unit 31. Word endings:-ture, -tain, ine.

Scrabble score for famine


Scrabble score = 11

generated at 11:04:29 on 20-10-19

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