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Venusian

[vuh-noo-shuh n, -shee-uh n, -see-uh n, -nyoo-] /vəˈnu ʃən, -ʃi ən, -si ən, -ˈnyu-/
adjective
1.
of or relating to the planet Venus.
noun
2.
a supposed being inhabiting or coming from Venus.
Origin of Venusian
1895-1900
First recorded in 1895-1900; Venus + -ian
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  • No Venusian had ever been in those rooms before the abduction.

    The Bluff of the Hawk Anthony Gilmore
  • And on each platform could be made out the figure of a Venusian guard.

    The Bluff of the Hawk Anthony Gilmore
  • The kifs, the Venusian equivalent of the Terran ant, stole his food.

    Happy Ending Fredric Brown
  • You are not getting a job selling Venusian fish, the way you play today.

    The Flying Cuspidors V. R. Francis
  • "I read your thematic on Venusian viruses," he said abruptly.

    Competition James Causey
  • She had the pale greenish Venusian skin, and she was too short and rather thick.

    George Loves Gistla James McKimmey
  • Oh, George, you're really not serious about bringing a Venusian into our home!

    George Loves Gistla James McKimmey
  • I'll go back to my family as a Venusian and I'll take you with me.

    George Loves Gistla James McKimmey
  • He said the word, Venusian, as though it were a curse or a filthy word.

    George Loves Gistla James McKimmey
British Dictionary definitions for Venusian

Venusian

/vɪˈnjuːzɪən/
adjective
1.
of, occurring on, or relating to the planet Venus
noun
2.
(in science fiction) an inhabitant of Venus
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