nonreproductive

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adjective non·re·pro·duc·tive \ ˌnän-ˌrē-prə-ˈdək-tiv \
Updated on: 11 Sep 2017

Definition of nonreproductive

1 :not reproducing
  • nonreproductive sexual activity
; especially :not capable of reproducing
  • nonreproductive worker bees
2 :not relating to or affecting the reproductive system
  • nonreproductive organs
  • nonreproductive effects

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First Known Use of nonreproductive

1831


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