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Definition of noxious adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

noxious

 adjective
adjective
BrE BrE//ˈnɒkʃəs//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈnɑːkʃəs//
 
(formal)
 
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poisonous or harmful noxious fumes Word Origin late 15th cent.: from Latin noxius (from noxa ‘harm’) + -ous.
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