forage for (something)

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forage for (something)

To hunt around for something; to look through something in search of something else, typically food. I foraged in the pantry for a snack but still didn't find anything I wanted to eat.
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Wild tomatoes, which had gone to seed or been remorselessly hoed out from the beginning of Berande, were foraged for salads, soups, and sauces.
Wisconsin found that nearly one in three foraged for food at some point.
(33.) See Have You Ever Foraged for Food?, POPSUGAR (May 10, 2010),
foraged for berries in a neighboring Maryland park the day before the
Females, with their greater need for nutrients and energy, foraged for longer than male bats and this was achieved, not by more trips to the distant take, but by a longer second foraging session.