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or·gan·ic

organic

 
 
pronunciation:
or gae nihk
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: having to do with or coming from living things.
Protein is an organic substance.
similar words:
animate, biodegradable, biological, living, natural, vegetable
definition 2: produced or producing naturally, without using pesticides or other added chemicals.
Many people believe organic food is healthier for people and for the environment.