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As to old hard fibre, we are not in a position to say whether or not it possesses any nutrimental value worth taking into account.

The hostess must also, of course, direct the nutrimental as well as the conversational process of the feast.

Thus a portion of the elements of manure and nutrimental matter passes into the living bodies without being entirely subdued.

WORD ORIGIN

1540s, from Latin nutrimentum "nourishment; support," from nutrire "to nourish, suckle, feed," from PIE *nu-tri-, from root *(s)nau- "to swim, flow, let flow," hence "to suckle" (cf. Sanskrit snauti "she drips, gives milk;" Greek nan "I flow"), extended form of root *sna- "to swim" (see natatorium).

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