Definition of nutritor in US English:

nutritor

noun

rare
  • Nourisher; (sometimes) specifically a foster-parent, a guardian.

Origin

Late 17th century; earliest use found in Theophilus Gale (1628–1679), ejected minister and theologian. From classical Latin nūtrītor a person who feeds or nourishes, a person who brings up a child from nūtrīt-, past participial stem of nūtrīre + -or.

Pronunciation

nutritor

/ˈnjuːtrətɔː/