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alimentary

a·li·men·ta·ry

alimentary

 
pronunciation:
ae l men t ri
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: relating to food or nutrition.
definition 2: nourishing.
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The word alimentary contains the following part:
-ary1 Latin adjective-forming suffix that means like, of, related to
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The suffix -ary1 attaches to Latin roots (e.g., primary , literary ) and to nouns (e.g., cautionary , fragmentary ), forming adjectives.