toxic

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French toxique, from Late Latin toxicus (poisoned), from Latin toxicum (poison), from Ancient Greek τοξικόν (toxikon), φάρμακον (pharmakon, poison for use on arrows), from τοξικός (toxikos, pertaining to arrows or archery), from τόξον (toxon, 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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