nonmercurial

adjective

non·​mer·​cu·​ri·​al ˌnän-(ˌ)mər-ˈkyu̇r-ē-əl How to pronounce nonmercurial (audio)
: not of, relating to, containing, or caused by mercury
a nonmercurial fungicide

Word History

First Known Use

1811, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of nonmercurial was in 1811

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“Nonmercurial.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nonmercurial. Accessed 21 Apr. 2024.

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