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venenose

[ ven-uh-nohs ]
/ ˈvɛn əˌnoʊs /
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adjective
venomous; poisonous.
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Also ven·e·nous [ven-uh-nuhs]. /ˈvɛn ə nəs/.

Origin of venenose

1665–75; <Late Latin venēnōsus, equivalent to Latin venēn(um) drug, venom + -ōsus-ose1
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