Biodegradable etymology


English word biodegradable comes from English bio- (Life. Organic life.), English degradable

Etymology of biodegradable

Detailed word origin of biodegradable

Dictionary entry Language Definition
bio- English (en) Life. Organic life.
degradable English (en) Able to be chemically or biologically degraded. Any material that can be degraded or decomposed.
biodegradable English (en) Capable of being decomposed by biological activity, especially by microorganisms. Any material that can be decomposed by biological activity.

Words with the same origin as biodegradable

Descendants of bio-