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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The act of nourishing.
  • noun The state of being nourished.
  • noun Something that nourishes; food.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The act of nourishing, or the state of being nourished; nutrition.
  • noun That which, taken into the system, serves to nourish; food; sustenance; nutriment.
  • noun Figuratively, that which promotes growth or development of any kind.
  • noun A fluid applied to glazed leather to make it pliable and prevent it from hardening.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The act of nourishing, or the state of being nourished; nutrition.
  • noun That which serves to nourish; nutriment; food.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun the act of nourishing or the state of being nourished
  • noun something that nourishes; food

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun the act of nourishing
  • noun a source of materials to nourish the body

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