Entry from British & World English dictionary
verb (nutrifies, nutrifying, nutrified)[with object] rare
Provide with nutrients; nourish: burrowing crabs oxygenate and nutrify the peaty substrate
More example sentences
- When it dies it doesn't decompose and nutrify the soil and have other little plants and trees grow from it.
- I massaged it into her fur to nutrify her coat.
- Put it into a vessel containing some soap suds; this will nutrify the roots, and keep the flowers bright as new.
Late 15th century: from Latin nutrire 'nourish'.
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