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Meaning of poisonous by Wiktionary Dictionary

poisonous


    Etymology

    From poison +‎ -ous

    Adjective

    poisonous ( comparative more poisonous, superlative most poisonous )

    1. Containing sufficient poison to be dangerous
    2. ( of an animal ) Inedible due to containing poison; poisonous to eat

    Synonyms

    • toxic, venomous, attery

    Derived terms



Explanation of poisonous by Wordnet Dictionary

poisonous


    Adjective
    1. marked by deep ill will

    2. poisonous hate
    3. not safe to eat

    4. having the qualities or effects of a poison