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 (no͞o′trə-mənt, nyo͞o′-)
1. A source of nourishment; food.
2. An agent that promotes growth or development.

[Middle English, from Latin nūtrīmentum, from nūtrīre, to suckle; see (s)nāu- in Indo-European roots.]

nu′tri·men′tal (-mĕn′tl) adj.
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