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free-living

[free-liv-ing] /ˈfriˈlɪv ɪŋ/
adjective
1.
following a way of life in which one freely indulges the appetites, desires, etc.
2.
Biology. noting an organism that is neither parasitic, symbiotic, nor sessile.
Origin
1810-1820
1810-20
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British Dictionary definitions for free living

free-living

adjective
1.
given to ready indulgence of the appetites
2.
(of animals and plants) not parasitic; existing independently
Derived Forms
free-liver, noun
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