nutritive ratio

noun

Definition of nutritive ratio

: the ratio of digestible protein to other nutrients in a foodstuff or ration

First Known Use of nutritive ratio

1897, in the meaning defined above

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“Nutritive ratio.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nutritive%20ratio. Accessed 8 Aug. 2020.

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