nutrition

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Middle French nutrition, from Old French nutricion, from Latin nutritio.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) enPR: nyo͞o-trĭʹ-shən, IPA(key): /njuːˈtɹɪ.ʃən/
  • (US) enPR: no͞o-trĭʹ-shən, IPA(key): /nuˈtɹɪ.ʃən/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɪʃən

Noun[edit]

nutrition (usually uncountable, plural nutritions)

  1. (biology) The organic process by which an organism assimilates food and uses it for growth and maintenance.
  2. That which nourishes; nutriment.

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Late Latin nūtrītiō, nūtrītiōnem, from Latin nūtriō.

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Noun[edit]

nutrition f (plural nutritions)

  1. nutrition

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Noun[edit]

nutrition (uncountable)

  1. nutrition