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venatic

[ vee-nat-ik ]

adjective

  1. of or relating to hunting.


venatic

/ viːˈnætɪk /

adjective

  1. of, relating to, or used in hunting
  2. (of people) engaged in or given to hunting


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Derived Forms

  • veˈnatically, adverb

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Other Words From

  • ve·nati·cal·ly adverb

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Word History and Origins

Origin of venatic1

1650–60; < Latin vēnāticus, equivalent to vēnāt ( us ) (past participle of vēnārī to hunt) + -icus -ic

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Word History and Origins

Origin of venatic1

C17: from Latin vēnāticus, from vēnārī to hunt

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Example Sentences

"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.

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