verb nu·tri·fy \-rəˌfī\

Definition of nutrify


  1. transitive verb
  2. archaic :  nourish

  3. intransitive verb
  4. archaic :  to supply nourishment

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Origin and Etymology of nutrify

Late Latin nutrificare, from Latin nutrire to nourish + -ficare -fy

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