bioderived

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

bio- +‎ derived

Adjective[edit]

bioderived (not comparable)

  1. Derived from biological sources.
    • 2008 April 9, Yudhijit Bhattacharjee, “Harnessing Biology, and Avoiding Oil, for Chemical Goods”, in New York Times[1]:
      Soon DuPont scientists realized that bioderived propanediol could also be used as an ingredient in cosmetics and products for de-icing aircraft.