Nonvenomous



[ven-uh-muh s] /ˈvɛn ə məs/

adjective
1.
(of an animal) having a gland or glands for secreting ; able to inflict a poisoned bite, sting, or wound:
a venomous snake.
2.
full of or containing ; poisonous:
a venomous wound; a venomous potion.
3.
spiteful; malignant:
a venomous attack; a venomous tongue.
/nɒnˈvɛnəməs/
adjective
1.
(of a snake, spider, etc) not venomous
adj.

late 13c., from Anglo-French venimeus, Old French venimeux, from venim (see venom). Earliest recorded use is figurative; literal sense by early 14c. Related: Venomously; venomousness.

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