Definition of nutrify in English:

nutrify

verb

[WITH OBJECT]rare
  • Provide with nutrients; nourish.

    ‘burrowing crabs oxygenate and nutrify the peaty substrate’
    • ‘Other herbal oils may be used to either cleanse or nutrify the skin.’
    • ‘Put it into a vessel containing some soap suds; this will nutrify the roots, and keep the flowers bright as new.’
    • ‘I massaged it into her fur to nutrify her coat.’
    • ‘The need for research leading to an effective way to nutrify a universal food vehicle with iron is obvious.’
    • ‘When it dies it doesn't decompose and nutrify the soil and have other little plants and trees grow from it.’
    feed, provide for, sustain, maintain
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Origin

Late 15th century: from Latin nutrire ‘nourish’.

Pronunciation

nutrify

/ˈnjuːtrɪfʌɪ/