viand: [vahy-uh nd]
Noun: An item of food. Particularly, a choice or tasty dish.
Origin: First known use around 1350-1400. Middle English viaunde, Middle French viande, from Medieval Latin vivanda "food." Related to Latin vivere meaning "to live."
obdurate: [ob-doo-rit] or [ob-dyoo-rit]
1. Stubborn, unyielding, unmoved by emotion, pity, or persuasion.
2. Stubbornly resistant to moral influence, unwilling to repent.
Origin: First known use around 1400-1450. Middle English obdurat from Latin obdūrāre "to harden."