Nu*tri"tious (?), a. [L. nutricius, nutritius, from nutrix, -icis, a nurse, nutrire to nourish. See Nurse, Nourish.]

Nourishing; promoting growth, or preventing decay; alimental.

-- Nu*tri"tious*ly, adv. -- Nu*tri"tious*ness, n.

 

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