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innocuous

 [ĭ-nok´u-us]
harmless.

in·noc·u·ous

(i-nok'yū-ŭs),
Harmless.
Synonym(s): innoxious
[L. innocuus]

innocuous

[inok′yo̅o̅·əs]
Etymology: L, innocuus, harmless
pertaining to use of a substance or procedure that causes no ill effects.

in·noc·u·ous

(i-nok'yū-ŭs)
Harmless.
[L. innocuus]

innocuous

Having no ill effect, harmless.

innocuous

harmless

innocuous (i·näˈ·kyōō·s),

adj unable to harm or injure.

innocuous

harmless.
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