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 for nutriment
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Nutriment \Nu"tri*ment\, n. [L. nutrimentum, fr. nutrire to
     nourish. See Nourish.]
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     1. That which nourishes; a nutrient; anything which promotes
        growth and repairs the natural waste of animal or
        vegetable life; food; aliment.
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              The stomach returns what it has received, in
              strength and nutriment diffused into all parts of
              the body.                             --South.
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     2. That which promotes development or growth.
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              Is not virtue in mankind
              The nutriment that feeds the mind?    --Swift.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: a source of materials to nourish the body [syn:
           nutriment, nourishment, nutrition, sustenance,
           aliment, alimentation, victuals]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  20 Moby Thesaurus words for "nutriment":
     aliment, alimentation, bread, bread and butter, growth regulator,
     keep, livelihood, living, maintenance, nourishment, nurture,
     nutrient, nutritive, pabulum, pap, refection, refreshment,
     subsistence, support, sustenance

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