[noo-trish-uh s, nyoo-] /nuˈtrɪʃ əs, nyu-/

providing nourishment, especially to a high degree; nourishing; healthful:
a good, nutritious meal.
nourishing, sometimes to a high degree

1660s, from Latin nutricius “that which nourishes, nurses,” from nutrix (genitive nutricis) “a nurse,” from nutrire (see nourish). Related: Nutritiously.

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


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