non·​acid·​ic | \ ˌnän-ə-ˈsi-dik How to pronounce nonacidic (audio) , -a-\

Definition of nonacidic

: not acid: such as
a : chemically neutral or basic nonacidic water/soil
b : not tart or sour nonacidic foods

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Another thing botulinum absolutely needs to multiply is nutrients and a nonacidic environment. Sammy Caiola, sacbee, "How to avoid botulism in and out of the kitchen," 5 June 2017

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First Known Use of nonacidic

1898, in the meaning defined above

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