dict.org

The DICT Development Group


Search for:
Search type:
Database:

Database copyright information
Server information


3 definitions found
 for Nutritious
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Nutritious \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.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  nutritious
      adj 1: of or providing nourishment; "good nourishing stew" [syn:
             alimentary, alimental, nourishing, nutrient,
             nutritious, nutritive]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  51 Moby Thesaurus words for "nutritious":
     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
  
  

Contact=webmaster@dict.org Specification=RFC 2229