[kuh-lawr-uh-fey-shuh nt, -lor-, kal-er-uh-]
(of foods) producing heat.
Origin of calorifacient
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Thus the nitrogenous compounds are called the nutritive, and the starchy materials the calorifacient elements of the food.
Thus Alcohol may be regarded as one of the calorifacient articles of food.