1. not producing or resulting from poison
Syn: ↑atoxic
Ant: ↑toxic
Similar to: ↑antitoxic, ↑nonpoisonous, ↑non-poisonous, ↑nonvenomous
See Also: ↑harmless
2. safe to eat
Syn: ↑nonpoisonous, ↑non-poisonous
Similar to: ↑edible, ↑comestible, ↑eatable

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  • Nontoxic — Non*tox ic, a. Not toxic. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • nontoxic — I adjective benign, harmless, hurtless, innocent, innocuous, innoxious, inoffensive, nonfatal, nonirritating, nonlethal, nonmalignant, nonpoisonous, nonvenomous, nonvirulent, not baneful, not dangerous, not deadly, not deleterious, not pernicious …   Law dictionary

  • nontoxic — [spelling only] …   English World dictionary

  • nontoxic — non•tox•ic [[t]nɒnˈtɒk sɪk[/t]] adj. 1) not toxic; not containing or caused by a toxin or poison: nontoxic prescription drugs; a nontoxic illness[/ex] 2) not capable of causing harm • Etymology: 1945–50 …   From formal English to slang

  • nontoxic — non·tox·ic täk sik adj 1) not toxic <nontoxic chemicals> 2) of goiter not associated with hyperthyroidism …   Medical dictionary

  • nontoxic — adj. * * * …   Universalium

  • nontoxic — adjective Not toxic, or poisonous …   Wiktionary

  • nontoxic — adj. not toxic, not poisonous …   English contemporary dictionary

  • nontoxic — non·toxic …   English syllables

  • nontoxic — Not harmful or destructive …   English dictionary of cancer terms

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