nutritious

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adjective nu·tri·tious \nu̇-ˈtri-shəs, nyu̇-\

Definition of nutritious

nutritiously

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nutritiousness

noun

Examples of nutritious in a sentence

  1. The food was both nutritious and delicious.

  2. opted for a nutritious snack and bought an apple instead of a candy bar

Origin and Etymology of nutritious

Latin nutricius, from nutric-, nutrix nurse, from nutrire to nourish — more at nourish


First Known Use: 1665


NUTRITIOUS Defined for English Language Learners

nutritious

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adjective nu·tri·tious \nu̇-ˈtri-shəs, nyu̇-\

Definition of nutritious for English Language Learners

  • : having substances that a person or animal needs to be healthy and grow properly : promoting good health and growth


NUTRITIOUS Defined for Kids

nutritious

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adjective nu·tri·tious \nu̇-ˈtri-shəs, nyu̇-\

Definition of nutritious for Students

  1. :  providing nutrients :  nourishing nutritious snacks


Medical Dictionary

nutritious

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adjective nu·tri·tious \n(y)u̇-ˈtrish-əs\

Medical Definition of nutritious

  1. :  providing nourishment



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