Origin of nutritious
Examples from the Web for nutritious
Meat, especially outside the park, is a nutritious but deadly alternative to pine nuts.
More than 15 million Americans eat unhealthy food because nutritious meals are too expensive.Free Market Failure: Raising a Kid Is a Rigged Game in the USA|Monica Potts|August 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Truer words were never spoken (except for maybe the whole "nutritious" thing).
"Ice cream is a nutritious and wholesome food," he declared on July 9, 1984.
Well, no, actually you are feeding your kids properly by giving them healthy, nutritious food, and emotional sustenance, too.It’s Not Just the Vaccines. Jenny McCarthy’s New Book Offers More ‘Lessons’|Tim Teeman|April 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
This perennial grass has a great reputation in countries lying between the tropics as a nutritious fodder, easy of cultivation.Origin of Cultivated Plants|Alphonse De Candolle
Eggs form one of the most nutritious and easily digested articles of diet.Insomnia; and Other Disorders of Sleep|Henry M. Lyman
The nutritious quality of the liquid, which surrounds the fetus, appears from the following considerations.Zoonomia, Vol. I|Erasmus Darwin
The diet should consist of beef tea, nutritious broth, milk, and eggs.Cooley's Practical Receipts, Volume II|Arnold Cooley
If this fish be not delicate, it is at least nutritious, and as it contains much oil, it furnishes light as well as food.The Sailor's Word-Book|William Henry Smyth
British Dictionary definitions for nutritious
Word Origin for nutritious
Word Origin and History for nutritious
1660s, from Latin nutricius "that which nourishes, nurses," from nutrix (genitive nutricis) "a nurse," from nutrire (see nourish). Related: Nutritiously.