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1. Nutritious; nourishing.
2. Of or relating to nutrition.
[Middle English nutritif, from Old French, from Late Latin nūtrītīvus, from Latin nūtrītus, past participle of nūtrīre, to suckle; see (s)nāu- in Indo-European roots.]
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1. providing nourishment
2. of, concerning, or promoting nutrition
(Biology) a nutritious food
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nu•tri•tive(ˈnu trɪ tɪv, ˈnyu-)
1. serving to nourish; nutritious.
2. of, pertaining to, or concerned with nutrition.n.
3. an item of nourishing food.
[1350–1400; Middle English nutritif < Middle French < Medieval Latin nūtrītīvus= Latin nūtrīt(us), past participle of nūtrīre to feed, nourish + -īvus -ive]
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|Adj.||1.||nutritive - of or providing nourishment; "good nourishing stew"|
wholesome - conducive to or characteristic of physical or moral well-being; "wholesome attitude"; "wholesome appearance"; "wholesome food"
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adj → nahrhaft
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a. nutritivo-a, sustancioso-a, alimenticio-a.
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