[ noo-trish-uh s, nyoo- ]
/ nuˈtrɪʃ əs, nyu- /
providing nourishment, especially to a high degree; nourishing; healthful: a good, nutritious meal.
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Origin of nutritious
nu·tri·tious·ly, adverbnu·tri·tious·ness, nounnon·nu·tri·tious, adjectivenon·nu·tri·tious·ly, adverb
non·nu·tri·tious·ness, nounsub·nu·tri·tious, adjectivesub·nu·tri·tious·ly, adverbsub·nu·tri·tious·ness, nounun·nu·tri·tious, adjectiveun·nu·tri·tious·ly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for non-nutritious
/ (njuːˈtrɪʃəs) /
nourishing, sometimes to a high degree
Derived Formsnutritiously, adverbnutritiousness, noun
Word Origin for nutritious
C17: from Latin nūtrīcius nourishing, from nūtrix a nurse
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Medicine definitions for non-nutritious
[ nōō-trĭsh′əs ]
Providing nourishment; nourishing.
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