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bio- +‎ based


biobased (not comparable)

  1. Based on biological material.
    • 2007 August 8, Hillary Rosner, “Cooking Up More Uses for the Leftovers of Biofuel Production”, in New York Times[1]:
      Ed Lehrburger, PureVision’s founder and chief executive, said he thought his lignin could sell for $300 a ton or more. Mr. Lehrburger said his company was collaborating with a wood and paper products manufacturer that is interested in using the lignin for a biobased glue for its laminates, plywoods and other products.