Help Wordnik hunt for a million missing words by backing our Kickstarter!


from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. any of several chemically related fat-soluble vitamins that prevent rickets. It is found in fish-liver oils, egg yolks and milk. Component vitamin D2 is also called calciferol, and vitamin D3 is called cholecalciferol.

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

  • n. a fat-soluble vitamin that prevents rickets


Sorry, no etymologies found.


Sorry, no example sentences found.


Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.

  • Give me Vitamin D, means treat it with Diesel... or DRIVE FASTER.

    September 1, 2009