dietitian

noun

di·​e·​ti·​tian ˌdī-ə-ˈti-shən How to pronounce dietitian (audio)
variants or less commonly dietician
: a specialist in dietetics

Examples of dietitian in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Others with food sensitivities may benefit from working with a registered dietitian to identify particular triggers. Trisha Pasricha, Washington Post, 1 July 2024 Here's what dietitians say after lawsuit filed Americans are reluctantly spending $500 a year tipping, a new study says. Mike Snider, The Courier-Journal, 26 June 2024 Young grew up near Fresno, Calif., as the child of a pediatric dietitian and a food microbiologist. Allison Parshall, Scientific American, 25 June 2024 Even as obesity is rising, Big Food and dietitians are pushing ‘anti-diet’ advice. Cat Willett, Washington Post, 22 June 2024 See all Example Sentences for dietitian 

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Word History

Etymology

dietitian irregular from diet entry 1 + -ician

First Known Use

circa 1846, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of dietitian was circa 1846

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Cite this Entry

“Dietitian.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dietitian. Accessed 19 Jul. 2024.

Kids Definition

dietitian

noun
di·​eti·​tian
variants or dietician
ˌdī-ə-ˈtish-ən
: a specialist in dietetics

Medical Definition

dietitian

noun
di·​eti·​tian
variants or dietician
: a specialist in dietetics

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