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venenose

[ven-uh-nohs] /ˈvɛn əˌnoʊs/
adjective
1.
venomous; poisonous.
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[ven-uh-nuh s] /ˈvɛn ə nəs/ (Show IPA)
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Origin of venenose
1665-1675
1665-75; < Late Latin venēnōsus, equivalent to Latin venēn(um) drug, venom + -ōsus -ose1
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  • It is certain that, without the aid of venenous substances, various flowers have caused serious accidents.

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venenous in Medicine

venenous ven·e·nous (věn'ə-nəs)
adj.
Venomous; poisonous.

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