Meaning of nutritive

nu•tri•tive

Pronunciation: (n'tri-tiv, ny'-), [key]
— adj.
  1. serving to nourish; providing nutriment; nutritious.
  2. of, pertaining to, or concerned with nutrition: foods with high nutritive value.
—n.
  1. an item of nourishing food: a breakfast of cereals, fruits, and other nutritives.
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