nutritive

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adjective nu·tri·tive \ˈnü-trə-tiv, ˈnyü-\

Definition of nutritive

  1. 1 :  of or relating to nutrition

  2. 2 :  nourishing

nutritively

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Examples of nutritive in a Sentence

  1. the nutritive value of certain grains

  2. some people contend that whole wheat bread is significantly more nutritive than white bread

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First Known Use of nutritive

14th century

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NUTRITIVE Defined for English Language Learners

nutritive

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Definition of nutritive for English Language Learners

  • : of or relating to nutrition


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nutritive

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nutritive

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adjective nu·tri·tive \ˈn(y)ü-trət-iv\

Medical Definition of nutritive

  1. 1:  of or relating to nutrition

  2. 2:  nourishing


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