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Synonyms for nutrient

Noun

1. food, nutrient, substance
usage: any substance that can be metabolized by an animal to give energy and build tissue
2. nutrient, substance
usage: any substance (such as a chemical element or inorganic compound) that can be taken in by a green plant and used in organic synthesis

Adjective

1. alimentary, alimental, nourishing, nutrient, nutritious, nutritive, wholesome (vs. unwholesome)
usage: of or providing nourishment; "good nourishing stew"
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