biological
Pronunciation
  • (British) IPA: /ˌbaɪə(ʊ)ˈlɒdʒɪkəl/
  • (America) IPA: /ˌbaɪəˈlɑdʒɪkəl/
Adjective

biological (not comparable)

  1. Of or relating to biology.
  2. Related by consanguinity, especially as to parents and children.
  3. (proscribed, an error in NNES) Organic grown without agrochemicals.
    • 2013, J. Hemmelskamp, ‎K. Rennings and ‎F. Leone (eds.), Innovation-Oriented Environmental Regulation: Theoretical Approaches and Empirical Analysis, p. 49:
      The market for cosmetics with natural ingredients in which the body shop is so successful is still a small one, as is the market for biological food products (1 per cent in the Netherlands).
Noun

biological (plural biologicals)

  1. (rare) A biological product.
    • 1917, Lilly, Eli & Company, Indianapolis, A.B.C. Course on Biologicals, page 5
      This elementary treatise on biologicals was designed primarily for the instruction of Lilly salesmen to enable them to handle the biological line intelligently.
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