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nutriment (n.)

"food, drink, sustenance," early 15c., from Latin nutrimentum "nourishment; support," from nutrire "to nourish, suckle, feed," from PIE *nu-tri-, suffixed form (with feminine agent suffix) of *(s)nau- "to swim, flow, let flow," hence "to suckle," extended form of root *sna- "to swim."

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Definitions of nutriment

nutriment (n.)
a source of materials to nourish the body;
Synonyms: nourishment / nutrition / sustenance / aliment / alimentation / victuals
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