macrobiotics: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (mak"rō-bī-ot'iks), [key]
— n. (used with a sing. v.)
  1. a philosophically oriented program incorporating elements from several ancient cultures and emphasizing harmony with nature, esp. through adherence to a diet consisting primarily of whole grains, beans, vegetables, and moderate amounts of seafood and fruit.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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