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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A source of materials to nourish the body.

Usage examples (35)
  • The salted roe (fish eggs) of sturgeon Caviar contains twice the nutriment of almost all meats.
  • This does not, of course, mean 10 per cent. of the total weight nor 10 per cent. of the total bulk, but 10 per cent. of the total nutriment, that is, 10 calories of...
  • Such persons stand in no need of the more abundant and more substantial nutriment which is essential to those who are daily engaged in occupations exacting much muscular...
  • In my view, a more reasonable, alternative view is that the Greek and subsequent Latin forms are from Hittite kalaktar meaning more generally 'nutriment'2 and have... for more
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