What does the word digestive mean?

    Part of speech: adjective

  • Pertaining or conducing to digestion.

Usage examples for digestive

  1. But after all that is done there will remain a mass of food which cannot be eaten by man, but can be converted into food for him by the simple process of passing it through another digestive apparatus. – In-Darkest-England-and-the-Way-Out by Booth, William
  2. It is ground exceedingly fine so it may be consumed freely and yet not tax the digestive organs. – Pratt's Practical Pointers on the Care of Livestock and Poultry by Pratt Food Co.
  3. Rules for persons in full health, who enjoy pure air and exercise, are not suitable for those whose digestive powers are feeble, or who are diseased. – The American Woman's Home by Catherine E. Beecher and Harriet Beecher Stowe