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

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

nu·tri′tious·ly adv.
nu·tri′tious·ness n.
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Noun1.nutritiousness - the quality of being nourishing and promoting healthy growth
wholesomeness - the quality of being beneficial and generally good for you


nNahrhaftigkeit f
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