venenose

[ven-uh-nohs]

adjective

venomous; poisonous.

Also ven·e·nous [ven-uh-nuh s] /ˈvɛn ə nəs/.

Origin of venenose

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