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.)
any of the nutritional components required in relatively large amounts: protein, carbohydrate, fat, and the essential minerals.
any of the chemical elements required by plants in relatively large amounts: nitrogen, phosphorus, and potassium.
Origin of macronutrient:
Any of the elements required in large amounts by all living things.
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