Part of speech: adjective

Pertaining or conducing to digestion.

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Usage examples "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", 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", 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", Catherine E. Beecher and Harriet Beecher Stowe.