cruelty-free

adjective
cru·​el·​ty-free | \ ˈkrü(-ə)l-tē-ˈfrē How to pronounce cruelty-free (audio) \

Definition of cruelty-free

: developed or produced without inhumane testing on animals cruelty-free cosmetics

First Known Use of cruelty-free

1983, in the meaning defined above

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“Cruelty-free.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cruelty-free. Accessed 8 Mar. 2021.

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