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Definition of alimentary:

  1. Of or pertaining to nutrition; as, the nutritive functions; having the quality of nourishing; nutritious; nutrimental; alimental; as, nutritive food or berries.
  2. Pertaining to aliment or food, or to the function of nutrition; nutritious; alimental; as, alimentary substances.


nutritious, nutritive, peptic, dietary, comestible, digestible, nourishing, esculent, eupeptic, succulent, nutritional, eutropic, absorptive, salutary, food-carrying, dietetic, sustentative, wholesome, food-taking, providing maintenance, supplying sustenance, sustaining, ingestion, invigorating, alimental, digestive, nutrient.

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