Hurtful; noxious; destructive; pernicious; as, a deleterious plant or quality; a deleterious example. Delete"riously, Delete"riousness.

Origin: LL. Deleterius noxious, Gr, fr. To hurt, damage; prob. Akin to L. Delere to destroy.

(01 Mar 1998)

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