Definition of nutrify in English:

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nutrify

Pronunciation: /ˈnjuːtrɪfʌɪ/

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.

Origin

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

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