nocive

adjective

no·​cive
ˈnōsiv
: harmful, injurious
nocive effects of insecticides

Word History

Etymology

Middle French or Latin; Middle French nocif, from Latin nocivus, from nocēre to hurt + -ivus -ive

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“Nocive.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nocive. Accessed 23 Apr. 2024.

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