nonlethal etymology

English word nonlethal comes from English lethal, English non-

Detailed word origin of nonlethal

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
lethal English (eng) Deadly; mortal; fatal. (chemistry) One of the higher alcohols of the paraffine series obtained from spermaceti as a white crystalline solid.
non- English (eng) Used in the sense of not, to negate the meaning of the word to which it is prefixed.
nonlethal English (eng)

Words with the same origin as nonlethal

Descendants of non-
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