[ noo-tri-tiv, nyoo- ]
/ ˈnu trɪ tɪv, ˈnyu- /
serving to nourish; providing nutriment; nutritious.
of, relating to, or concerned with nutrition: foods with high nutritive value.
an item of nourishing food: a breakfast of cereals, fruits, and other nutritives.
Origin of nutritive
OTHER WORDS FROM nutritive
nu·tri·tive·ly, adverb nu·tri·tive·ness, noun hy·per·nu·tri·tive, adjective non·nu·tri·tive, adjective
non·nu·tri·tive·ly, adverb non·nu·tri·tive·ness, noun un·nu·tri·tive, adjective
Words nearby nutritive
British Dictionary definitions for non-nutritive
/ (ˈnjuːtrɪtɪv) /
of, concerning, or promoting nutrition
a nutritious food
Derived forms of nutritivenutritively, adverb
Medical definitions for non-nutritive
[ nōō′trĭ-tĭv ]
Of or relating to nutrition.