macrobiotic

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adjective mac·ro·bi·ot·ic \-bī-ˈä-tik, -bē-\

Definition of macrobiotic

  1. :  of, relating to, or being a diet based on the Chinese cosmological principles of yin and yang that consists of whole cereals and grains supplemented especially with beans and vegetables and that in its especially former more restrictive forms has been linked to nutritional deficiencies

macrobiotics

noun, plural in form but singular in construction

1965

First Known Use of macrobiotic

1965


MACROBIOTIC Defined for English Language Learners

macrobiotic

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adjective mac·ro·bi·ot·ic \-bī-ˈä-tik, -bē-\

Definition of macrobiotic for English Language Learners

  • : consisting of mainly whole grains and vegetables


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macrobiotic

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adjective mac·ro·bi·ot·ic \ˌmak-rō-bī-ˈät-ik, -bē-\

Medical Definition of macrobiotic

  1. :  of, relating to, or being a diet that consists of whole cereals and grains supplemented especially with beans and vegetables and that in its especially former more restrictive forms has been linked to nutritional deficiencies

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