What does nutritious mean?

Definitions for nutritious
nuˈtrɪʃ əs, nyu-nu·tri·tious

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Princeton's WordNet

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

    of or providing nourishment

    "good nourishing stew"


  1. nutritious(Adjective)

    (Of food or drink) Providing nutrients; healthy to eat.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Nutritious(adj)

    nourishing; promoting growth, or preventing decay; alimental

  2. Origin: [L. nutricius, nutritius, from nutrix, -icis, a nurse, nutrire to nourish. See Nurse, Nourish.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of nutritious in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of nutritious in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Rebecca Scritchfield:

    Make sure you can get in nutritious foods but in a way that you find pleasurable and enjoyable.

  2. International Animal Rescue:

    After weeks of physiotherapy, medical treatment and a nutritious diet, Budi's muscles are developing well.

  3. Virginia Stallings:

    The meals in school are going to keep getting better and better, they’re going to get more wholesome and more nutritious.

  4. Taylor Ricketts:

    Wild bees help pollinate many of our most nutritious crops, support natural ecosystems and contribute over $3 billion to the U.S. economy each year.

  5. Superintendent Nathan Greenberg:

    We were able to offer nutritious lunches with greater variety, we have seen greater participation and enthusiasm, as well as significantly less waste.

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