toxic

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French toxique, from Late Latin toxicus (poisoned), from Latin toxicum (poison), from Ancient Greek τοξικόν (toksikón) [φάρμακον (phármakon)] ("poison for use on arrows"), from τοξικός (toksikós, pertaining to arrows or archery), from τόξον (tókson, bow).

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toxic (comparative more toxic, superlative most toxic)

  1. (toxicology) Having a chemical nature that is harmful to health or lethal if consumed or otherwise entering into the body in sufficient quantities.

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Borrowed from French toxique, Latin toxicus.

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toxic 4 nom/acc forms

  1. toxic

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