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dietary

[ dahy-i-ter-ee ]
/ ˈdaɪ ɪˌtɛr i /
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adjective
of or relating to diet: a dietary cure.
noun, plural di·e·tar·ies.
a regulated allowance of food.
Obsolete. a system or course of diet.
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Origin of dietary

1400–50; late Middle English dietarie system of diet. See diet1, -ary

OTHER WORDS FROM dietary

di·e·tar·i·ly, adverbpre·di·e·tar·y, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for dietary

dietary
/ (ˈdaɪətərɪ, -trɪ) /

adjective
of or relating to a diet
noun plural -taries
a regulated diet
a system of dieting
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Medical definitions for dietary

dietary
[ dīĭ-tĕr′ē ]

adj.
Of or relating to diet.
The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
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