nonphosphate

adjective

non·​phos·​phate ˌnän-ˈfäs-ˌfāt How to pronounce nonphosphate (audio)
: not being or containing a phosphate
a nonphosphate detergent

Word History

First Known Use

1889, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of nonphosphate was in 1889

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“Nonphosphate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nonphosphate. Accessed 20 Apr. 2024.

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