noninfested

adjective non·in·fest·ed \ ˌnän-in-ˈfe-stəd \
|Updated on: 14 May 2018

Definition of noninfested

: not infested with parasites or destructive pests : not marked by infestation
  • noninfested pine trees
  • noninfested soil
  • The thought of accidentally transporting pests into a noninfested area may not excite the average gardener, but beware. Plant pests tend to multiply at an amazing rate.
  • —Norman C. Bezona

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1864

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