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