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innoxious

[ ih-nok-shuhs ]
/ ɪˈnɒk ʃəs /
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adjective
harmless; innocuous.
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Origin of innoxious

From the Latin word innoxius, dating back to 1615–25. See in-3, noxious

OTHER WORDS FROM innoxious

in·nox·ious·ly, adverbin·nox·ious·ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for innoxious

innoxious
/ (ɪˈnɒkʃəs) /

adjective
not noxious; harmless

Derived forms of innoxious

innoxiously, adverbinnoxiousness, noun
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