|1.||of, relating to, or caused by a toxin or poison; poisonous|
|2.||harmful or deadly|
|3.||(of a financial asset) likely to cause significant loss to the holder|
|[C17: from medical Latin toxicus, from Latin toxicum poison, from Greek toxikon (pharmakon) (poison) used on arrows, from toxon arrow]|
toxic tox·ic (tŏk'sĭk)
Of, relating to, or caused by a toxin or other poison.
Capable of causing injury or death, especially by chemical means; poisonous.
|toxic (tŏk'sĭk) Pronunciation Key