nonmercurial

adjective
non·​mer·​cu·​ri·​al | \ˌnän-(ˌ)mər-ˈkyu̇r-ē-əl \

Definition of nonmercurial 

: not of, relating to, containing, or caused by mercury a nonmercurial fungicide

First Known Use of nonmercurial

1811, in the meaning defined above

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about nonmercurial

Share nonmercurial

Statistics for nonmercurial

Look-up Popularity

Time Traveler for nonmercurial

The first known use of nonmercurial was in 1811

See more words from the same year

Comments on nonmercurial

What made you want to look up nonmercurial? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

noxious or harmful

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

A Thanksgiving Word Quiz

  • a-traditional-thanksgiving-dinner
  • November comes from a word for which of the following numbers?
How Strong Is Your Vocabulary?

Test your vocabulary with our 10-question quiz!

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!