nutritious

[ noo-trish-uh s, nyoo- ]SEE DEFINITION OF nutritious
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The last article should seldom be omitted in any soup, it being so very cheap and pleasant, as well as wholesome and nutritious.

If some of the gelatinous parts of meat be added, the broth is then of a rich and nutritious quality, and can be made very cheap.

The milk is nutritious, and of a character between that of the goat and cow.

They are universally esteemed as a wholesome and nutritious diet.

The food should be appetizing, nutritious, and of a laxative nature.

There is hardly a plant which is as nutritious as the thistle.

Thus they were provided with nutritious food for four or five days.

These nutritious articles of food might be used longer at sea than is usual.

The leaves are the most nutritious part of the plant, excepting the seed.

It stops washing and paves the way for a sod of nutritious grasses.

WORD ORIGIN

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

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