unsterilized

adjective
un·ster·il·ized | \ ˌən-ˈster-ə-ˌlīzd \

Definition of unsterilized 

: not made sterile : not sterilized unsterilized needles an unsterilized instrument

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The term refers to unfiltered, untreated, unsterilized water collected from natural springs. Beth Mole, Ars Technica, "Meet “raw” water—ludicrously priced unfiltered water with random bacteria," 3 Jan. 2018 The dust has hardly settled on abandoned Juicero machines, yet already the world has moved on to the latest tech lifestyle outrage: unfiltered, untreated, unsterilized spring water, sold at upwards of $20 a gallon. Aaron Pressman, Fortune, "Data Sheet—Angered by the Rise of the 'Raw Water' Startup? Don't Be.," 5 Jan. 2018

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First Known Use of unsterilized

circa 1909, in the meaning defined above

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