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venenose

[ven-uh-nohs]
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adjective
  1. venomous; poisonous.
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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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Examples from the Web for venenous

Historical Examples

  • It is certain that, without the aid of venenous substances, various flowers have caused serious accidents.

    Curiosities of Medical Experience

    J. G. (John Gideon) Millingen


venenous in Medicine

venenous

(vĕnə-nəs)
adj.
  1. Venomous; poisonous.
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