Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Nutritiveness; nutrition.

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

  • noun obsolete Nutrition; nourishment.

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  • noun obsolete nutrition; nourishment

Etymologies

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Latin nutritura.

Examples

  • And even like thanks be given unto our nobility, gentlemen, and others, for their continual nutriture and cherishing of such homeborne and foreign simples in their gardens: for hereby they shall not only be had at hand and preserved, but also their forms made more familiar to be discerned and their forces better known than hitherto they have been.

    Chronicle and Romance (The Harvard Classics Series)

  • And even like thanks be given unto our nobility, gentlemen, and others, for their continual nutriture and cherishing of such homeborne and foreign simples in their gardens: for hereby they shall not only be had at hand and preserved, but also their forms made more familiar to be discerned and their forces better known than hitherto they have been.

    Of Gardens and Orchards. Chapter III. [1587, Book II., Chapter 20

  • Both mineral nutriture and time for adaptation have been addressed in earlier eucaloric, very-low-carbohydrate feeding studies (20).

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  • "Although our findings are preliminary and should be interpreted with caution, they may prompt further investigations to evaluate the relationship between zinc nutriture and mood states in women," wrote the researchers.

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  • Biosynthesis, above), a scurvy-prone species like Man, had a tendency to develop damage to the aorta, low HDL cholesterol and high total cholesterol, in a manner akin to typical human heart disease, under suboptimal vitamin C nutriture.

    Citizendium, the Citizens' Compendium - Recent changes [en]

  • Biosynthesis, above), a scurvy-prone species like Man, had a tendency to develop damage to the aorta, low HDL cholesterol and high total cholesterol, in a manner akin to typical human heart disease, under suboptimal vitamin C nutriture.

    Citizendium, the Citizens' Compendium - Recent changes [en]

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