[ ven-in, vee-nin ]
/ ˈvɛn ɪn, ˈvi nɪn /
any of several poisonous substances occurring in snake venom.
Words nearby venin
Also venene, ven·ine [ven-een] /ˈvɛn in/.
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British Dictionary definitions for venin
/ (ˈvɛnɪn, ˈviː-) /
any of the poisonous constituents of animal venoms
Word Origin for venin
C20: from French ven (in) poison + -in
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