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nu·tri·tious

 (no͞o-trĭsh′əs, nyo͞o-)
adj.
Providing nourishment; nourishing.

[From Latin nūtrītius, from nūtrīx, nūtrīc-, nurse; see nurse.]

nu·tri′tious·ly adv.
nu·tri′tious·ness n.

nutritious

(njuːˈtrɪʃəs)
adj
nourishing, sometimes to a high degree
[C17: from Latin nūtrīcius nourishing, from nūtrix a nurse]
nuˈtritiously adv
nuˈtritiousness n

nu•tri•tious

(nuˈtrɪʃ əs, nyu-)

adj.
providing nourishment, esp. to a high degree; nourishing; healthful.
[1655–65; < Latin nūtrītius, nūtrīcius of a (wet) nurse, adj. derivative of nūtrīx (s. nūtrīc-) nurse (compare nurse); see -ous]
nu•tri′tious•ly, adv.
nu•tri′tious•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.nutritious - of or providing nourishmentnutritious - of or providing nourishment; "good nourishing stew"
wholesome - conducive to or characteristic of physical or moral well-being; "wholesome attitude"; "wholesome appearance"; "wholesome food"

nutritious

adjective nourishing, beneficial, wholesome, healthful, health-giving, nutritive It is always important to choose enjoyable, nutritious foods.

nutritious

adjective
Providing nourishment:
Translations
مُغَذٍّمُغَّذٍ
výživný
nærende
ravitseva
hranjiv
næringarríkur
栄養になる
영양이 되는
maistinga medžiagamaistingumomaitinimasismityba
barojošs
hranljiv
näringsrik
ซึ่งบำรุงสุขภาพ
bổ dưỡng

nutritious

[njuːˈtrɪʃəs] nutritive [ˈnjuːtrətɪv] ADJnutritivo, alimenticio

nutritious

[njuːˈtrɪʃəs] adj (= nourishing) → nutritif/ive, nourrissant(e)

nutritious

adjnahrhaft

nutritious

[njuːˈtrɪʃəs] nutritive [ˈnjuːtrɪtɪv] adjnutriente, nutritivo/a

nutritious

(njuˈtriʃəs) adjective
valuable as food; nourishing.
nutrient (ˈnjuːtriənt) noun
a substance which gives nourishment. This food contains important nutrients.
ˈnutriment noun
nourishment; food.
nuˈtrition noun
(the act of giving or getting) nourishment, or the scientific study of this.
nuˈtritional adjective

nutritious

مُغَّذٍ výživný nærende nahrhaft θρεπτικός nutritivo ravitseva nutritif hranjiv nutriente 栄養になる 영양이 되는 voedzaam næringsrik odżywczy nutritivo питательный näringsrik ซึ่งบำรุงสุขภาพ besleyici bổ dưỡng 有营养的

nu·tri·ti·ous

a. nutritivo-a, alimenticio-a, que proporciona nutrición.

nutritious

adj nutritivo
References in classic literature ?
And you never saw me take snuff, the reason being that in my snuff-box I carry a piece of Parmesan cheese--a cheese made in Italy, very nutritious.
Their lodges were scattered in every direction, and their horses covered every hill for a great distance round, grazing upon the upland bunch grass which grew in great abundance, and though dry, retained its nutritious properties instead of losing them like other grasses in the autumn.
A section of a roasted bread-fruit, a small cake of 'Amar', or a mess of 'Cokoo,' two or three bananas, or a mammee-apple; an annuee, or some other agreeable and nutritious fruit served from day to day to diversify the meal, which was finished by tossing off the liquid contents of a young cocoanut or two.
But melons are not very nutritious, and when we had satisfied our thirst with their pulpy substance, and put a stock to cool by the simple process of cutting them in two and setting them end on in the hot sun to grow cold by evaporation, we began to feel exceedingly hungry.
The peas and potatoes might have been a bit softer, but we all had good teeth, so that did not matter much: and as for the gravy, it was a poem - a little too rich, perhaps, for a weak stomach, but nutritious.
Not that I prefer pumpkins for food; but I believe they are somewhat nutritious, and Jack's head is large and plump.
I look upon the subserviency of woman as largely due to her abandoning nutritious drinks and invigorating exercises to the male.
In conjunction with a perfect stomach that could digest anything, he possessed knowledge of the various foods that were at the same time nutritious and cheap.
A nutritious substance supplied by a bountiful Providence for
He had found that among muffin-sellers there existed drunkenness, debauchery, and profligacy, which he attributed to the debasing nature of their employment as at present exercised; he had found the same vices among the poorer class of people who ought to be muffin consumers; and this he attributed to the despair engendered by their being placed beyond the reach of that nutritious article, which drove them to seek a false stimulant in intoxicating liquors.
The same varieties of the cabbage do not yield abundant and nutritious foliage and a copious supply of oil-bearing seeds.
It is a curious, though well-known fact, that the juice of this most nutritious plant is highly poisonous.