venomless

venomless
Without venom.

...and the boa constrictor, which kills by constriction but can also give you a mean (but venomless) bite.


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  • venom — venomless, adj. /ven euhm/, n. 1. the poisonous fluid that some animals, as certain snakes and spiders, secrete and introduce into the bodies of their victims by biting, stinging, etc. 2. something resembling or suggesting poison in its effect;… …   Universalium

  • ven|om|less — «VEHN uhm lihs», adjective. without venom: a) »Boa constrictors are venomless snakes. b) Figurative: »Her venomless reply took any sting out of her refusal …   Useful english dictionary

  • unvenomous — adjective Not venomous. Syn: poisonless, nonpoisonous, unpoisonous, venomless …   Wiktionary

  • venom — /ˈvɛnəm / (say venuhm) noun 1. the poisonous fluid which some animals, as certain snakes, spiders, etc., secrete, and introduce into the bodies of their victims by biting, stinging, etc. 2. something resembling or suggesting poison in its effect; …  

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