Fletcherism

Fletcherism

[flech-uh-riz-uhm]
noun
the practice of chewing food until it is reduced to a finely divided, liquefied mass: advocated by Horace Fletcher, 1849–1919, U.S. nutritionist.

Origin:
1905–10, Americanism; Fletcher + -ism

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Fletcherism (ˈflɛtʃəˌrɪzəm)
 
n
the practice of chewing food thoroughly and drinking liquids in small sips to aid digestion
 
[C20: named after Horace Fletcher (1849--1919), American nutritionist]

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