Definitions for macronutrientˌmæk roʊˈnu tri ənt, -ˈnyu-

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

mac•ro•nu•tri•entˌmæk roʊˈnu tri ənt, -ˈnyu-(n.)

  1. any of the nutritional components required in relatively large amounts: protein, carbohydrate, fat, and the essential minerals.

    Category: Nutrition

  2. any of the chemical elements required by plants in relatively large amounts: nitrogen, phosphorus, and potassium.

    Category: Botany

Origin of macronutrient:

1940–45

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  1. macronutrient(Noun)

    Any of the elements required in large amounts by all living things.

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