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  • nonpoisonous — index harmless, nontoxic Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • nonpoisonous — adj.; nonpoisonously, adv.; nonpoisonousness, n. * * * …   Universalium

  • nonpoisonous — adjective Not poisonous. Syn: nontoxic, nonvenomous Ant: poisonous, venomous, toxic …   Wiktionary

  • nonpoisonous — non·poi·son·ous pȯiz nəs, ən əs adj not poisonous …   Medical dictionary

  • nonpoisonous — adj. not poisonous, not toxic …   English contemporary dictionary

  • nonpoisonous — non·poisonous …   English syllables

  • nonpoisonous — adjective 1. not producing poison • Syn: ↑non poisonous • Similar to: ↑nontoxic, ↑atoxic 2. safe to eat • Syn: ↑non poisonous, ↑nontoxic …   Useful english dictionary

  • mimicry — /mim ik ree/, n., pl. mimicries. 1. the act, practice, or art of mimicking. 2. Biol. the close external resemblance of an organism, the mimic, to some different organism, the model, such that the mimic benefits from the mistaken identity, as… …   Universalium

  • sumac — or sumach [so͞o′mak΄, sho͞o′mak΄] n. [ME sumac < MFr < Ar summāq] 1. any of various shrubs and small trees (genus Rhus) of the cashew family, including poison sumac and several nonpoisonous plants 2. the pulverized dried leaves of some of… …   English World dictionary

  • dwarf sumac — noun common nonpoisonous shrub of eastern North America with compound leaves and green paniculate flowers followed by red berries • Syn: ↑mountain sumac, ↑black sumac, ↑shining sumac, ↑Rhus copallina • Hypernyms: ↑sumac, ↑sumach, ↑shu …   Useful english dictionary