Nutritious Nu*tri"tious, a. [L. nutricius, nutritius, from nutrix, -icis, a nurse, nutrire to nourish. See {Nurse}, {Nourish}.] Nourishing; promoting growth, or preventing decay; alimental. -- {Nu*tri"tious*ly}, adv. -- {Nu*tri"tious*ness}, n. [1913 Webster]

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