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nutriment

 [noo´trĭ-ment]
nutrient (def. 2).
nourishment; food and other nourishing materials.

nutriment

/nu·tri·ment/ (noo´trĭ-mint) nutrient (2).

nutriment

(no͞o′trə-mənt, nyo͞o′-)
n.
1. A source of nourishment; food.
2. An agent that promotes growth or development.

nu′tri·men′tal (-mĕn′tl) adj.

nutriment

[no̅o̅′trimənt]
Etymology: L, nutriens, food that nourishes
any substance that nourishes and aids the growth and the development of the body. See also food.

nutriment

nourishment; nutritious material; food.
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Efficacy of a medical nutriment in the treatment of canter.
Eddy wrote that Gestefeld "attempts to vilify" me and my works "while she, a suckling, is drawing her nutriment from them.
Vegetable diet is almost converted into an injury in America, from an ignorance of the best mode of preparation, while even animal food is much abased, and loses half its nutriment.
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As Winnicott put it in the nursing metaphor in "The Use of an Object and Relating through Identifications," such understanding is "not me" nutriment, it is real--the milk is coming from an outside breast, not from something that is under my omnipotent control.
For example, the vampire finch on the Galapagos Islands has a sharp beak that is used to puncture the booby bird and obtain blood as a nutriment.
Thus, in [section] 30 in his Metamorphosis of Plants, Goethe acknowledges how "abundant nutriment retards the flowering of a plant and that moderate, or indeed scanty, nutriment hastens it" (GHA 13:72-3/EM 42).
Honey was and still is a highly-prized nutriment in Arabia.
She heard her speaking half cooing, and felt her little twinkling fingers on her burning bosom--a bosom bursting with the nutriment for which this cherished child might now be pining in vain.
For Warren, the historical event germinates in "the blind nutriment of Lilburne's heart" and the human heart contains "the rich detritus of all History" (77).
the core sense of creativeness that permeates transitional experiencing is reborn on a new level, in so far as genuine not-me nutriment becomes available for personal use.