nutriment: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (n'tru-munt, ny'-), [key]
— n.
  1. any substance or matter that, taken into a living organism, serves to sustain it in its existence, promoting growth, replacing loss, and providing energy.
  2. anything that nourishes; nourishment; food.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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