adjective Also di·e·tet·i·cal.
- dietary fiber,
- dietary fibre,
- dietary law,
- dietary supplement,
- diethyl ether,
- diethyl oxide,
Origin of dietetic
Examples from the Web for dietetic
Neither do I see how it can do any good to you, since you know not the rules, moral or dietetic, that are essential to its effect.Septimius Felton|Nathaniel Hawthorne
And there seems to have been an inner circle, among whom the dietetic furor worked with special violence.History of American Socialisms|John Humphrey Noyes
The medicinal and dietetic use of hemp spread through India, Persia and Arabia in the early middle ages.
These practices may be divided into four classes: dietetic, sexual, social, and spiritual.The Rise of the Mediaeval Church|Alexander Clarence Flick
It is to be observed, however, that he made an entire change in his dietetic habits, to which he still adheres.Forty Years in the Wilderness of Pills and Powders|William A. Alcott
1570s, from Latin diaeteticus, from Greek diaitetikos "of or pertaining to diet," from diaita (see diet (1)). As a noun from 1759.