Free-living meaning

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(biol.) Living independently of any other organism: not parasitic or symbiotic.
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Moving independently; not sessile.
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Given to self-indulgence.
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Indulging freely in eating, drinking, and other sensual pleasures.
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(biology) (of an organism) That lives independently of other organisms rather than part of a symbiotic or parasitic relationship.
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Living independently of another organism; not part of a parasitic or symbiotic relationship.
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