: not having the properties or effects of poison: not poisonousnonpoisonous plantsnonpoisonous snakes
Examples of nonpoisonous in a Sentence
Recent Examples on the WebAdvocates say there are ways around the issue by carefully sourcing nonpoisonous trees that are grown organically and not sprayed with fire retardant.
Charles Passy, WSJ, 27 Dec. 2020 This will give them a chance to exercise this innate behavior with a safe source of nonpoisonous plant life.
David Shultz, Science | AAAS, 8 Aug. 2019
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