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Verb: malnourish  ,mal'nur-ish [N. Amer], ,mal'nú-rish [Brit]
  1. Provide with insufficient quality or quantity of nourishment
    "The stunted growth of these children shows that they are malnourished";
    - undernourish

Derived forms: malnourishing, malnourishes, malnourished

Type of: feed, give

Encyclopedia: Malnourish