nutritive

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

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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NounEdit

nutritive (plural nutritives)

  1. (archaic) A nutrient.

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FrenchEdit

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

nutritive

  1. feminine singular of nutritif

GermanEdit

AdjectiveEdit

nutritive

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

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nutritive (comparative plus nutritive, superlative le plus nutritive)

  1. nutritious

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ItalianEdit

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nutritive f

  1. feminine plural of nutritivo

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