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nutritive

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adjective nu·tri·tive \ˈnü-trə-tiv, ˈnyü-\

Simple Definition of nutritive

  • : of or relating to nutrition

Full Definition of nutritive

  1. 1 :  of or relating to nutrition

  2. 2 :  nourishing

nu·tri·tive·ly adverb

Examples of nutritive

  1. the nutritive value of certain grains

  2. <some people contend that whole wheat bread is significantly more nutritive than white bread>



14th Century

First Known Use of nutritive

14th century

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nutritive

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adjective nu·tri·tive \ˈn(y)ü-trət-iv\

Medical Definition of nutritive

  1. 1:  of or relating to nutrition

  2. 2:  nourishing




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