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poisonous substance


from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. any substance that causes injury or illness or death of a living organism


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  • As saponin is very soluble in water, by soaking the shredded beans for a few days the blacks resort to an absolutely perfect method of converting a poisonous substance into a valuable and sustaining, if tasteless, food.

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