[ ven-uh-nohs ]
/ ˈvɛn əˌnoʊs /


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 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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

[ vĕnə-nəs ]


Venomous; poisonous.
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