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Meaning of NUTRITIOUS

Pronunciation:  noo'trishus

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  providing nourishment; "good nourishing food"
 

NUTRITIOUS is a 10 letter word that starts with N.

 

 Synonyms: alimentary, nourishing, nutrient, nutritive, wholesome
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Nu*tri"tious\, a. [L. nutricius, nutritius, from
nutrix, -icis, a nurse, nutrire to nourish. See {Nurse},
{Nourish}.]
Nourishing; promoting growth, or preventing decay; alimental.
-- {Nu*tri"tious*ly}, adv. -- {Nu*tri"tious*ness}, n.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: alimental, alimentary, assimilable, balanced, beneficial, cannibal, cannibalistic, carnivorous, commensal, dietetic, digestible, dining, eating, feeding, flesh-eating, fruitarian, gastronomic, gluttonous, good, grain-eating, graminivorous, granivorous, grass-eating, healthful, healthy, herbivorous, insect-eating, insectivorous, lactovegetarian, life-giving, man-eating, meat-eating, mensal, nourishing, nutrient, nutritive, omnivorous, omophagous, pantophagous, phytivorous, phytophagous, plant-eating, postprandial, prandial, predacious, preprandial, salubrious, salutary, vegetable-eating, vegetarian, wholesome
 

 

 

 

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