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nutrify Line breaks: nu|trify
Pronunciation: /ˈnjuːtrɪfʌɪ/

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Definition of nutrify in English:

verb (nutrifies, nutrifying, nutrified)

[with object] rare
Provide with nutrients; nourish: burrowing crabs oxygenate and nutrify the peaty substrate


Late 15th century: from Latin nutrire 'nourish'.

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