[noo-tree-uh, nyoo-] /ˈnu tri ə, ˈnyu-/
the fur of the coypu, resembling beaver, used for making coats, hats, suit trimmings, etc.
another name for the coypu, used esp to refer to its fur
a brown colour with a grey tinge
1836, from Spanish nutria “otter,” also lutria, from Latin lutra (see otter).
[noo-tree-uh nt, nyoo-] /ˈnu tri ənt, ˈnyu-/ adjective 1. ; providing nourishment or nutriment. 2. containing or conveying nutriment, as solutions or vessels of the body. noun 3. a nutrient substance. /ˈnjuːtrɪənt/ noun 1. any of the mineral substances that are absorbed by the roots of plants for nourishment 2. any substance that nourishes an […]
- Nutrient artery
nutrient artery n. An artery of variable origin that supplies the medullary cavity of a long bone.
- Nutrient artery of femur
nutrient artery of femur n. Either of two arteries, superior and inferior, arising from the first and third perforating arteries, respectively, or sometimes from the second and the fourth arteries.
- Nutrient artery of fibula
nutrient artery of fibula n. An artery with its origin in the peroneal artery, with distribution to the fibula.