tóxico

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See also: toxico and toxico-

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin toxicum (arrow poison), from Ancient Greek τοξικόν (toxikón, arrow poison), from τοξικός (toxikós, pertaining to bows), from τόξον (tóxon, bow).

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  • IPA(key): /ˈtɔk.si.ku/
  • (South Brazil) IPA(key): /ˈtɔk.si.ko/
  • (sense: recreational drug, humorous mispronunciation) IPA(key): /ˈtɔ.ʃi.ku/
  • Hyphenation: tó‧xi‧co

Noun[edit]

tóxico m (plural tóxicos)

  1. (toxicology) poison (substance harmful to a living organism)
  2. a recreational drug

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Adjective[edit]

tóxico m (feminine singular tóxica, masculine plural tóxicos, feminine plural tóxicas, comparable)

  1. (toxicology) toxic (harmful to a living organism)

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin toxicum (arrow poison), from Ancient Greek τοξικόν (toxikón, arrow poison), from τοξικός (toxikós, pertaining to bows), from τόξον (tóxon, bow). Cf. also tósigo,.

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Adjective[edit]

tóxico (feminine singular tóxica, masculine plural tóxicos, feminine plural tóxicas)

  1. toxic

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