Definitions

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  • adj. Not wasteful.

Etymologies

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non- +‎ wasteful

Examples

  • In the absence of true birds or flying snakes or their relatives, the ichthyorniths, with their water-carrying body sacs, had adapted to a partial aerial existence, spending as little time in the water as possible, breeding and living in a mostly predator-free niche left to them by a nonwasteful nature.

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