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nonpoisonous

/ (nɒnˈpɔɪzənəs) /
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adjective

not having the effects or qualities of a poison

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Example sentences from the Web for nonpoisonous

  • Several species of nonpoisonous snakes were more common but were nowhere really abundant.

    Camps and Trails in China|Roy Chapman Andrews and Yvette Borup Andrews
  • Her second-stage rockets were also of the nonpoisonous variety, because she fired them at a bare 60,000 feet.

    Space Tug|Murray Leinster
  • (e) The poisonous portions are not distinguishable from the nonpoisonous, either macroscopically or microscopically.

  • It has the advantage of being comparatively nonpoisonous and noninflammable and is easily transported and handled.

    The House Fly and How to Suppress It|L. O. Howard and F. C. Bishopp
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