nontoxic


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nontoxic

(nɒnˈtɒksɪk)
adj
not of, relating to, or caused by a toxin or poison: safe, nontoxic paint.

non•tox•ic

(nɒnˈtɒk sɪk)

adj.
1. not toxic; not containing or caused by a toxin or poison: nontoxic prescription drugs; a nontoxic illness.
2. not capable of causing harm.
[1945–50]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.nontoxic - not producing or resulting from poison
harmless - not causing or capable of causing harm; "harmless bacteria"; "rendered the bomb harmless"
toxic - of or relating to or caused by a toxin or poison; "suffering from exposure to toxic substances"
2.nontoxic - safe to eat
comestible, eatable, edible - suitable for use as food
Translations

nontoxic

adj no tóxico
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