biodegradable

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Capable of being decomposed by biological agents, especially bacteria.

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  • adjective Capable of being decomposed by biological activity, especially by microorganisms.
  • noun Any material that can be decomposed by biological activity.

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  • adjective capable of being decomposed by e.g. bacteria

Etymologies

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bio- +‎ degradable

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