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One entry found for organic.
Main Entry: or·gan·ic
Pronunciation: odotr-primarystressgan-ik
Function: adjective
1 a : of, relating to, or arising in a bodily organ b : affecting the structure of the living thing <an organic disease>
2 a : of, relating to, or obtained from living things <organic matter> b : of, relating to, or containing carbon compounds c : of, relating to, or dealt with by a branch of chemistry concerned with the carbon compounds of living things and most other carbon compounds d : relating to, producing, dealing in, or involving foods produced with the use of feed or fertilizer obtained from plants or animals and without the use of laboratory-made fertilizers, growth substances, antibiotics, or pesticides <organic gardeners> <organic food stores>
3 a : forming an important part of a whole : FUNDAMENTAL b : having the parts related together <an organic whole>
- or·gan·i·cal·ly /-i-k(schwa-)lemacron/ adverb

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