nu·tri·ment /ˈnutrəmənt, ˈnju-/
nu·tri·ment /ˈn(j)utrəmənt/ 名詞
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.
n : a source of materials to nourish the body [syn: nourishment,
nutrition, sustenance, aliment, alimentation, victuals]