non·​an·​ti·​bi·​ot·​ic ˌnän-ˌan-tē-bī-ˈä-tik How to pronounce nonantibiotic (audio)
: not using or containing antibiotics
a nonantibiotic treatment
nonantibiotic meats

Word History

First Known Use

1952, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of nonantibiotic was in 1952

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Cite this Entry

“Nonantibiotic.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 May. 2023.

Medical Definition


non·​an·​ti·​bi·​ot·​ic -ˌant-i-bī-ˈät-ik, -ˌan-ˌtī-; -ˌant-i-bē- How to pronounce nonantibiotic (audio)
: not antibiotic
nonantibiotic drugs
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