Definitions

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  • adjective Not poisonous.

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  • adjective not producing poison
  • adjective safe to eat

Etymologies

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non- +‎ poisonous

Examples

  • Although the nonpoisonous snakes are known for squeezing their prey to death, their jaws can also have up to 200 backward curving teeth, as well as teeth on the roof of the mouth.

    On Hunting Pythons in Florida

  • Death caps are not unique in appearance and can easily be mistaken for nonpoisonous species.

    Mushrooms

  • Hence, puffer fish farmers in Japan have been able to breed nonpoisonous puffer fish by restricting the fish's diet.

    World's Most Deadly Delicacies

  • Not to be confused at all with its many nonpoisonous neighbors, this snake is a pit viper in the same general family as the Copperhead and the Rattler.

    Puff This!

  • The lizard, a skink, is native to Maryland and nonpoisonous.

    Montgomery County animal watch

  • CFCs are also safe, inert and nonpoisonous-until they reach the ionosphere, that is.

    Ecoology Breakthrough: A Cfc-Less Fridge

  • He can smell the food as he lies on the bed under his nonpoisonous blanket on his nonpoisonous mattress and thinks about his mail.

    Predator

  • While rubbing the offended spot, she peered into the hole, hoping to see a nonbiting, nonpoisonous, friendly Welken bug.

    The Welkening

  • While rubbing the offended spot, she peered into the hole, hoping to see a nonbiting, nonpoisonous, friendly Welken bug.

    The Welkening

  • While rubbing the offended spot, she peered into the hole, hoping to see a nonbiting, nonpoisonous, friendly Welken bug.

    The Welkening

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