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Webster 1913 Edition


Poisonous

Poi′son-ous

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Adj.
Having the qualities or effects of poison; venomous; baneful; corrupting; noxious.
Shak.
Poi′son-ous-ly
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adv.
Poi′son-ous-ness
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Noun.

Webster 1828 Edition


Poisonous

POIS'ONOUS

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Adj.
Venomous; having the qualities of poison; corrupting; impairing soundness of purity.

Definition 2022


poisonous

poisonous

English

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

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