nutritious

adjective nu·tri·tious \ nu̇-ˈtri-shəs , nyu̇- \
Updated on: 3 Dec 2017

Definition of nutritious

nutritiously

adverb

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

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Origin and Etymology of nutritious

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


NUTRITIOUS Defined for English Language Learners

nutritious

adjective

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

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

Definition of nutritious for Students

: providing nutrients : nourishing
  • nutritious snacks

Medical Dictionary

nutritious

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

medical Definition of nutritious

: providing nourishment


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