1. [ adjective ] providing nourishment
Synonyms: nutritive nourishing nutritious alimentary

"good nourishing food"

Related terms: wholesome
2. [ adjective ] of or providing nourishment
Synonyms: nutritive alimentary nutritious nourishing alimental

"good nourishing stew"

Related terms: wholesome
3. [ noun ] (food) any substance that can be metabolized by an organism to give energy and build tissue
Synonyms: food
Related terms: substance feed cookery beverage nutriment gastronomy commissariat chyme soul_food comestible miraculous_food fare foodstuff water comfort_food yolk food nutrify
Similar spelling:   nutriment