English word poison comes from Middle English (1100-1500) puisun.
Poison detailed word origin explanation
|puisun || Middle English (1100-1500) (enm) || |
|poison || English (eng) ||(transitive) To cause someone to hate or to have unfair negative opinions. (transitive) To cause something to become much worse. (transitive) To pollute; to cause some part of the environment to become poisonous. (transitive) To use poison to kill or paralyse somebody (informal) A drink; liquor.. A substance that is harmful or lethal to a living organism.. Something that harms a person or thing. |