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Wordnet 3.0


1. of or providing nourishment;
- Example: "good nourishing stew"
[syn: alimentary, alimental, nourishing, nutrient, nutritious, nutritive]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Nutritious \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. [1913 Webster]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

51 Moby Thesaurus words for "nutritious": alimental, alimentary, assimilable, balanced, beneficial, cannibal, cannibalistic, carnivorous, commensal, dietetic, digestible, dining, eating, feeding, flesh-eating, fruitarian, gastronomic, gluttonous, good, grain-eating, graminivorous, granivorous, grass-eating, healthful, healthy, herbivorous, insect-eating, insectivorous, lactovegetarian, life-giving, man-eating, meat-eating, mensal, nourishing, nutrient, nutritive, omnivorous, omophagous, pantophagous, phytivorous, phytophagous, plant-eating, postprandial, prandial, predacious, preprandial, salubrious, salutary, vegetable-eating, vegetarian, wholesome