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organic

adjective
 
 
/ɔːˈɡænɪk/
FARMING B2 not using artificial chemicals when keeping animals or growing plants for food: organic farming/farmers organic food/vegetables Natural and artificialFarming - general words
CHEMISTRY In chemistry, 'organic' describes chemicals that contain carbon: organic compoundsTypes of chemicalSpecific chemicals, chemical compounds and gasesSubstances and structures in the bodyChemistry - general words
LIVING from a living organism: organic matter/material →  Opposite inorganic Animal and plant biology - general words
organically adverb organically grown vegetables
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