nocuous

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noc·u·ous

 (nŏk′yo͞o-əs)
adj.
Harmful; noxious.

[From Latin nocuus, from nocēre, to harm; see nek- in Indo-European roots.]

noc′u·ous·ly adv.

nocuous

(ˈnɒkjʊəs)
adj
rare harmful; noxious
[C17: from Latin nocuus, from nocēre to hurt]
ˈnocuously adv
ˈnocuousness n

noc•u•ous

(ˈnɒk yu əs)

adj.
harmful.
[1625–35; < Latin nocuus harmful, injurious]
noc′u•ous•ly, adv.
noc′u•ous•ness, n.

nocuous

- Meaning "harmful, noxious," it is based on Latin nocere, "to hurt."
See also related terms for harmful.
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