non·​dairy | \ ˌnän-ˈder-ē How to pronounce nondairy (audio) , ˌnän-ˌder- \

Definition of nondairy

: containing no milk or milk products nondairy whipped topping

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Recent Examples on the Web Jordana Brewster shakes her head in disbelief and clutches her heart, gazing at her freezer's new nondairy ice-pop holders. Jenny Singer, Glamour, "Get Organized With The Home Edit," 9 Sep. 2020 Also, try nondairy red-white-and-blue rocket pops and oat milk pops. Rick Nelson, Star Tribune, "10 Minnesota State Fair foods you can get at local stores," 7 Sep. 2020 This summer, a quick, nondairy, yet creamy dressing, made from tahini (sesame seed paste), fresh lemon juice and garlic, changes things up a bit. cleveland, "How to roast summer’s bounty of vegetables ahead for meals later — including indulgent cauliflower nachos," 29 July 2020 The apps contain data about each customer’s shopping habits, and the shelves, in response, display banner ads customized for them, for such products as gluten-free or nondairy products. Heather Haddon, WSJ, "Grocers Imagine the Store of the Future," 15 Oct. 2017

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First Known Use of nondairy

1968, in the meaning defined above

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12 Sep 2020

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“Nondairy.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Sep. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of nondairy

: not containing or made with milk

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