venenose

[ ven-uh-nohs ]
/ ˈvɛn əˌnoʊs /
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adjective

venomous; poisonous.

Nearby words

  1. veneer,
  2. veneer patch,
  3. veneering,
  4. venenation,
  5. venene,
  6. venenous,
  7. venepuncture,
  8. vener,
  9. venera,
  10. venerable

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

  • 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


Medicine definitions for venenous

venenous

[ vĕnə-nəs ]

adj.

Venomous; poisonous.

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