nutritively

nutritive

[noo-tri-tiv, nyoo-]
adjective
1.
serving to nourish; providing nutriment; nutritious.
2.
of, pertaining to, or concerned with nutrition: foods with high nutritive value.
noun
3.
an item of nourishing food: a breakfast of cereals, fruits, and other nutritives.

Origin:
1350–1400; < Medieval Latin nūtrītīvus, equivalent to nūtrīt- (see nutrition) + -īvus -ive; replacing Middle English nutritif < Middle French < Medieval Latin as above

nutritively, adverb
nutritiveness, noun
hypernutritive, adjective
nonnutritive, adjective
nonnutritively, adverb
nonnutritiveness, noun
unnutritive, adjective
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nutritive (ˈnjuːtrɪtɪv)
 
adj
1.  providing nourishment
2.  of, concerning, or promoting nutrition
 
n
3.  a nutritious food
 
'nutritively
 
adv

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nutritive nu·tri·tive (nōō'trĭ-tĭv, nyōō'-)
adj.

  1. Of or relating to nutrition.

  2. Nutritious; nourishing.

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