Simple Definition of nutritious
: having substances that a person or animal needs to be healthy and grow properly : promoting good health and growth
Full Definition of nutritious
Examples of nutritious
The food was both nutritious and delicious.
<opted for a nutritious snack and bought an apple instead of a candy bar>
Origin of nutritious
Latin nutricius, from nutric-, nutrix nurse, from nutrire to nourish — more at nourish
First Known Use: 1665
Medical Definition of nutritious
: providing nourishment
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