biodynamic

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adjective bio·dy·nam·ic \-di-ˈna-mik, -dī-\

Definition of biodynamic

  1. 1 :  of or relating to a system of farming that follows a sustainable, holistic approach which uses only organic, usually locally-sourced materials for fertilizing and soil conditioning, views the farm as a closed, diversified ecosystem, and often bases farming activities on lunar cycles Followers of biodynamic viticulture not only abstain from the use of chemicals, but also take a more holistic approach, viewing their environment—the soil, plants and animals—as a working unity that should be as self-sustaining as possible. — Alison Napjus biodynamic practices

  2. 2 :  grown by or utilizing biodynamic farming biodynamic vegetables a biodynamic vineyard

biodynamically

play \-na-mi-k(-ə)lē\ adverb cultivated biodynamically

biodynamics

play \-miks\ noun, plural in form but singular in construction To proponents of biodynamics, the soil is not just a medium in which living things grow; the soil is itself a living organism. — Bill St. John

1937

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1937

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