digestive

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French digestif, from Late Latin dīgestīvus. Doublet of digestif.

PronunciationEdit

  • (UK) IPA(key): /daɪˈdʒɛstɪv/
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AdjectiveEdit

digestive (comparative more digestive, superlative most digestive)

  1. Of, relating to, or functioning in digestion.
  2. That causes or promotes digestion.

TranslationsEdit

NounEdit

digestive (plural digestives)

  1. A substance that aids digestion.
  2. (UK, Ireland, Canada) A digestive biscuit.
    I bought a packet of chocolate digestives.
    I made a mistake and bought plain digestives instead of chocolate ones.

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GermanEdit

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

digestive

  1. inflection of digestiv:
    1. strong/mixed nominative/accusative feminine singular
    2. strong nominative/accusative plural
    3. weak nominative all-gender singular
    4. weak accusative feminine/neuter singular

ItalianEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /di.d͡ʒeˈsti.ve/
  • Rhymes: -ive
  • Hyphenation: di‧ge‧stì‧ve

AdjectiveEdit

digestive

  1. feminine plural of digestivo

LatinEdit

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

dīgestīve

  1. vocative masculine singular of dīgestīvus