any of several poisonous substances occurring in snake venom.
venom, germ, virus, toxin, contamination, bacteria, adulteration, cancer, contagion, malignancy, infection, bane, blight, miasma, toxicant, corruption, toxoid
Also venene, ven·ine [ven-een] /ˈvɛn in/.
Origin of venin
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any of the poisonous constituents of animal venoms
Word Origin for venin
C20: from French ven (in) poison + -in
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