alimentiveness definition

  • noun:
    • hawaii or quality of being alimentive.
    • The instinct or faculty of desire for food for food.
    • The impulse or professors of appetite for meals.
    • Propensity to seek and take nutrition, to consume and drink: very first and still chiefly utilized by phrenologists.
    • The organ associated with brain that is said to communicate the enjoyment which arises from eating and drinking, and which prompts the taking of nourishment. Its expected chair is in the area associated with zygomatic fossa. See phrenology.

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