In*noc"u*ous (?), a. [L. innocuus; in- not + nocuus hurtful, fr. nocere to hurt. See Innocent.]

Harmless; producing no ill effect; innocent.

A patient, innocuous, innocent man. Burton.

-- In*noc"u*ous*ly, adv. -- In*noc"u*ous*ness, n.

Where the salt sea innocuously breaks. Wordsworth.

 

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