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macrobiotic Line breaks: macro|bi¦ot¦ic
Pronunciation: /ˌmakrə(ʊ)bʌɪˈɒtɪk/

Definition of macrobiotic in English:


Consisting of or relating to a diet of organic wholefoods which is based on Buddhist principles of the balance of yin and yang: macrobiotic foods I shared a house with friends who were macrobiotic
More example sentences
  • I wanted my body to devote itself to getting better, not digesting unhealthy food, so I worked out a diet based on macrobiotic and Ayurvedic principles and ate only organically grown food.
  • The macrobiotic diet contains whole foods that are extremely high in natural minerals and include: grains, beans, vegetables and sea vegetables, sea salt, and miso.
  • Soft-shelled varieties, especially that called ‘Ma-Yuen’, are preferred for eating, for example in macrobiotic diets.

plural noun

(macrobiotics) [treated as singular] Back to top  
The use or theory of a macrobiotic diet.
Example sentences
  • In macrobiotics some food is beneficial at certain times.
  • Japanese macrobiotics uses a grated poultice of the taro potato which grows in tropical, hot countries.
  • He enrolled on a course in macrobiotics in London - and four years later, in 1993, left with a certificate from the London School of Macrobiotics and membership of the Macrobiotics Association of Great Britain.

Words that rhyme with macrobiotic

abiotic, amniotic, antibiotic, chaotic, demotic, despotic, erotic, exotic, homoerotic, hypnotic, idiotic, meiotic, narcotic, neurotic, osmotic, patriotic, prebiotic, psychotic, quixotic, robotic, sclerotic, semiotic, symbiotic, zygotic, zymotic

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