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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 nu·tri·ment /ˈnutrəmənt, ˈnju-/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 nu·tri·ment /ˈn(j)utrəmənt/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Nu·tri·ment n.
 1. That which nourishes; a nutrient; anything which promotes growth and repairs the natural waste of animal or vegetable life; food; aliment.
    The stomach returns what it has received, in strength and nutriment diffused into all parts of the body.   --South.
 2. That which promotes development or growth.
 Is not virtue in mankind
 The nutriment that feeds the mind?   --Swift.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : a source of materials to nourish the body [syn: nourishment,
           nutrition, sustenance, aliment, alimentation, victuals]