nutriment


nu·tri·ment

noun \ˈnü-trə-mənt, ˈnyü-\

Definition of NUTRIMENT

:  something that nourishes or promotes growth, provides energy, repairs body tissues, and maintains life

Origin of NUTRIMENT

Middle English, from Latin nutrimentum, from nutrire
First Known Use: 15th century

nu·tri·ment

noun \ˈn(y)ü-trə-mənt\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of NUTRIMENT

: something that nourishes or promotes growth, provides energy, repairs body tissues, and maintains life

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