nutritive

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From Middle French nutritif, from Late Latin nūtritīvus, from the participle stem of Latin nūtriō (I suckle).

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nutritive (comparative more nutritive, superlative most nutritive)

  1. of or pertaining to nutrition
  2. nourishing, nutritional
    • 2002, Colin Jones, The Great Nation, Penguin 2003, p. 355:
      D'Argenson reckoned that its consumption held up so well in times of high prices because the poor thought that it had nutritive value.

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French[edit]

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nutritive f

  1. feminine form of nutritif

Italian[edit]

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nutritive f

  1. feminine plural of nutritivo

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