alimentative

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

adjective

nourishing; nutritive.

Origin of alimentative

First recorded in 1880–85; aliment + -ative

Related forms

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