Meaning of free-living

free-liv•ing

Pronunciation: (frē'liv'ing), [key]
— adj.
  1. following a way of life in which one freely indulges the appetites, desires, etc.
  2. noting an organism that is neither parasitic, symbiotic, nor sessile.
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