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Definitions for alimentary
ˌæl əˈmɛn tə rial·i·men·ta·ry

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. alimentary, alimental, nourishing, nutrient, nutritious, nutritive(adj)

    of or providing nourishment

    "good nourishing stew"


  1. alimentary(Adjective)

    of, or relating to food, nutrition or digestion

  2. alimentary(Adjective)

    nourishing; nutritious

Webster Dictionary

  1. Alimentary(adj)

    pertaining to aliment or food, or to the function of nutrition; nutritious; alimental; as, alimentary substances

    Etymology: [L. alimentarius, fr. alimentum: cf. F. alimentaire.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of alimentary in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of alimentary in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of alimentary in a Sentence

  1. Jim Dickson:

    They were recovered as mostly small scraps from the ice around him, from his clothes and gear, and even from his alimentary tract, those findings prompted the questions : Where did the fragments come from ? How, precisely, did they get there ? How do they help our understanding of The Iceman ?

  2. Elizabeth Adamson:

    Baby: an alimentary canal with a loud voice at one end and no responsibility at the other.

  3. Ronald Reagan:

    Government is like a baby. An alimentary canal with a big appetite at one end and no sense of responsibility at the other.

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    an exhilarating psychological state of pride and optimism; an absence of depression
    • A. elation
    • B. secession
    • C. brasserie
    • D. abandon

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