[noo-tri-tiv, nyoo-] /ˈnu trɪ tɪv, ˈnyu-/
serving to nourish; providing nutriment; nutritious.
of, relating to, or concerned with :
foods with high nutritive value.
an item of nourishing food:
a breakfast of cereals, fruits, and other nutritives.
of, concerning, or promoting nutrition
a nutritious food
late 14c., from Old French nutritif and directly from Medieval Latin nutritivus “nourishing,” from past participle stem of Latin nutrire “to nourish” (see nourish).
nutritive nu·tri·tive (nōō’trĭ-tĭv, nyōō’-)
[muh-mey-lee-uh n, -meyl-yuh n] /məˈmeɪ li ən, -ˈmeɪl yən/ noun 1. an animal of the class Mammalia; mammal. adjective 2. belonging or pertaining to the class Mammalia; characteristic of mammals. adj. 1813, from mammal + -ian. As a noun, from 1835.
[mal-thoo-zhuh n, -zee-uh n] /mælˈθu ʒən, -zi ən/ adjective 1. of or relating to the theories of T. R. , which state that population tends to increase faster, at a geometrical ratio, than the means of subsistence, which increases at an arithmetical ratio, and that this will result in an inadequate supply of the goods […]
[noh-noh] /ˈnoʊˌnoʊ/ noun, plural no-nos, no-no’s. Informal. 1. anything that is forbidden or not advisable, as because of being improper or unsafe: If you want to lose weight, rich desserts are a no-no. /Italian ˈnɔːno/ noun 1. Luigi (luˈiːdʒi). 1924–90, Italian composer of 12-tone music n. 1942, from reduplication of no.
[noh-noh] /ˈnoʊˌnoʊ/ noun, plural no-nos, no-no’s. Informal. 1. anything that is forbidden or not advisable, as because of being improper or unsafe: If you want to lose weight, rich desserts are a no-no. n. 1942, from reduplication of no.