nutritiousness

nutritious

[noo-trish-uhs, nyoo-]
adjective
providing nourishment, especially to a high degree; nourishing; healthful: a good, nutritious meal.

Origin:
1655–65; < Latin nūtrītius that suckles, nourishes, variant of nūtrīcius, equivalent to nūtrīci- (stem of nūtrīx) nurse (see nurse) + -us adj. suffix (see -ous)

nutritiously, adverb
nutritiousness, noun
nonnutritious, adjective
nonnutritiously, adverb
nonnutritiousness, noun
subnutritious, adjective
subnutritiously, adverb
subnutritiousness, noun
unnutritious, adjective
unnutritiously, adverb
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nutritious (njuːˈtrɪʃəs)
 
adj
nourishing, sometimes to a high degree
 
[C17: from Latin nūtrīcius nourishing, from nūtrix a nurse]
 
nu'tritiously
 
adv
 
nu'tritiousness
 
n

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nutritious nu·tri·tious (nōō-trĭsh'əs, nyōō-)
adj.
Providing nourishment; nourishing.

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