nouriture

noun

nour·​i·​ture
-ə̇chə(r),
-ēch-,
-ˌchu̇(ə)r,
-u̇ə
plural -s
1
2
obsolete : nurture

Word History

Etymology

Middle English noriture, from Middle French nourreture, partly from norrir to nourish, partly from Medieval Latin nutritura upbringing, from Late Latin, nursing, suckling, from Latin nutritus (past participle of nutrire to nourish) + -ura -ure

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“Nouriture.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nouriture. Accessed 23 Feb. 2024.

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