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alimentary


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Alimentary  \Al`i*men"ta*ry\,  a.  [L.  alimentarius  fr  alimentum: 
  cf  F.  alimentaire.] 
  Pertaining  to  aliment  or  food,  or  to  the  function  of 
  nutrition;  nutritious;  alimental;  as  alimentary  substances. 
 
  {Alimentary  canal},  the  entire  channel,  extending  from  the 
  mouth  to  the  anus,  by  which  aliments  are  conveyed  through 
  the  body,  and  the  useless  parts  ejected. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  alimentary 
  adj  :  providing  nourishment;  "good  nourishing  food"  [syn:  {nourishing}, 
  {nutrient},  {nutritious},  {nutritive}] 




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