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Meaning of NUTRIMENT

Pronunciation:  'nootrumunt

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a source of materials to nourish the body
 

NUTRIMENT is a 9 letter word that starts with N.

 

 Synonyms: aliment, alimentation, nourishment, nutrition, sustenance, victuals
 
 See Also: course, dainty, delicacy, dish, fast food, finger food, food, goody, ingesta, kickshaw, kosher, meal, mess, milk, mince, nutrient, puree, repast, stodge, treat, vitamin, vitamin pill, wheat germ

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Nu"tri*ment\, n. [L. nutrimentum, fr. nutrire to
nourish. See {Nourish}.]
1. That which nourishes; anything which promotes growth and
   repairs the natural waste of animal or vegetable life;
   food; aliment.

         The stomach returns what it has received, in
         strength and nutriment diffused into all parts of
         the body.                             --South.

2. That which promotes development or growth.

         Is not virtue in mankind The nutriment that feeds
         the mind ?                            --Swift.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: aliment, alimentation, bread, bread and butter, growth regulator, keep, livelihood, living, maintenance, nourishment, nurture, nutrient, nutritive, pabulum, pap, refection, refreshment, subsistence, support, sustenance
 

 

 

 

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