alimentative

[ al-uh-men-tuh-tiv ]
/ ˌæl əˈmɛn tə tɪv /

adjective

nourishing; nutritive.

Nearby words

  1. alimentary lipemia,
  2. alimentary pentosuria,
  3. alimentary system,
  4. alimentary tract,
  5. alimentation,
  6. alimony,
  7. alinasal,
  8. aline,
  9. alinotum,
  10. alioth

Origin of alimentative

First recorded in 1880–85; aliment + -ative

Related formsal·i·men·ta·tive·ly, adverbal·i·men·ta·tive·ness, nounun·al·i·men·ta·tive, adjective

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