[ vee-nat-ik ]
/ viˈnæt ɪk /
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of or relating to hunting.
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Often ve·nat·i·cal .
Origin of venatic
1650–60; <Latin vēnāticus, equivalent to vēnāt(us) (past participle of vēnārī to hunt) + -icus-ic
OTHER WORDS FROM venaticve·nat·i·cal·ly, adverb
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How to use venatic in a sentence
"Wire and silence" will be the end of hunting, so he says; he being my father whom on all things venatic I firmly believe.
These factors combine to aid the game and stretch to its utmost limit the venatic instincts of the fowler.Unexplored Spain|Abel Chapman
British Dictionary definitions for venatic
/ (viːˈnætɪk) /
of, relating to, or used in hunting
(of people) engaged in or given to hunting
Derived forms of venaticvenatically, adverb
Word Origin for venatic
C17: from Latin vēnāticus, from vēnārī to hunt
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