- anything that nourishes; food
- anything that promotes growth, development, or good health
Origin of nutrimentClassical Latin nutrimentum ; from nutrire, to nourish: see nurse
- A source of nourishment; food.
- An agent that promotes growth or development.
Origin of nutrimentMiddle English, from Latin n&umacron;tr&imacron;mentum, from n&umacron;tr&imacron;re, to suckle; see (s)n&amacron;u- in Indo-European roots.