nontoxic

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

non- +‎ toxic

Adjective[edit]

nontoxic (not comparable)

  1. Not toxic; not poisonous.
    Hypernyms: harmless, innocuous
    Synonym: nonpoisonous
    Antonyms: poisonous, toxic

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Noun[edit]

nontoxic (plural nontoxics)

  1. A substance that is not toxic.
    • 1997, Karen Logan, Clean House Clean Planet (page 101)
      I've simplified car cleaning to just the basic nontoxics.
    • 2008, Phil Bourjaily, "New Age Birdshot", in Field & Stream (volume 113, number 2, page 26)
      The point is that increasingly we'll have two choices: fight lead bans and lose, or learn what nontoxics work for upland birds.