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1dietary

noun di·e·tary \ˈdī-ə-ˌter-ē, -ˌte-rē\
plural di·e·tar·ies

Definition of DIETARY

:  the kinds and amounts of food available to or eaten by an individual, group, or population

First Known Use of DIETARY

1838

Rhymes with DIETARY

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2dietary

adjective

: of or relating to a diet

Full Definition of DIETARY

:  of or relating to a diet or to the rules of a diet <dietary guidelines>
di·e·tar·i·ly \ˌdī-ə-ˈter-ə-lē, -ˈte-rə-\ adverb

Examples of DIETARY

  1. Many of our patients have special dietary needs.

First Known Use of DIETARY

1614

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