nutrient









nutrient


adjective

  1. nourishing; providing nourishment or nutriment.
  2. containing or conveying nutriment, as solutions or vessels of the body.

noun

  1. a nutrient substance.

noun

  1. any of the mineral substances that are absorbed by the roots of plants for nourishment
  2. any substance that nourishes an organism

adjective

  1. providing or contributing to nourishmenta nutrient solution
n.

“a nutritious substance,” 1828, noun use of adjective (1640s) meaning “providing nourishment,” from Latin nutrientem (nominative nutriens), present participle of nutrire “to nourish, suckle, feed, foster” (see nourish).

n.

  1. A source of nourishment, especially an ingredient in a food.

  1. A substance that provides nourishment for growth or metabolism. Plants absorb nutrients mainly from the soil in the form of minerals and other inorganic compounds, and animals obtain nutrients from ingested foods.

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