nonbreeding

adjective
non·​breed·​ing | \ ˌnän-ˈbrē-diŋ How to pronounce nonbreeding (audio) \

Definition of nonbreeding

: not breeding : not engaged in or marked by breeding nonbreeding birds the nonbreeding season

Other Words from nonbreeding

nonbreeder \ ˌnän-​ˈbrē-​dər How to pronounce nonbreeder (audio) \ noun

First Known Use of nonbreeding

1838, in the meaning defined above

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“Nonbreeding.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nonbreeding. Accessed 29 Nov. 2020.

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