- venire facias,
- venizelos, eleutherios,
Origin of venison
Examples from the Web for venison
We had a vast vegetable garden, fruit trees, a henhouse, and my father would hunt most of our meat: venison, elk, bear.
Dinner, at 8pm, normally consists of venison or salmon and salad.
I should hope the city's homeless people will be munching on some venison burgers for the foreseeable future.
This chair by British designer Thomas Heatherwick is now on view in his show at Haunch of Venison gallery in New York.
She said the DIVA women were happy and supportive and her family ate the venison she brought home.Ladies Lock and Load: American Women Buying More Guns|Shushannah Walshe|March 11, 2011|DAILY BEAST
Beef and venison are plentiful, but the beef is of rather a sinuous texture.Petals Plucked from Sunny Climes|Sylvia Sunshine
His stock of venison added to ours would enable us to perform the voyage without having again to stop and hunt for game.Snow Shoes and Canoes|William H. G. Kingston
They made a fire at once, and while Rolf got the mid-day meal of tea and venison, Quonab skinned the fisher.Rolf In The Woods|Ernest Thompson Seton
Our forefathers liked their venison in gobbets, for three hours at a stretch, and washed it down with a tun or two of sack.Francis Beaumont: Dramatist|Charles Mills Gayley
"'Tis venison, boy, that was never shot by the King's keeper," he answered.The Strange Adventures of Captain Dangerous, Vol. 1 of 3|George Augustus Sala
Word Origin for venison
late 13c., from Old French venesoun "meat of large game," especially deer or boar, also "a hunt," from Latin venationem (nominative venatio) "a hunt," also "game as the product of the hunt," from venatus, past participle of venari "to hunt, pursue," probably from PIE root *weie- "to strive after, pursue with vigor, desire" (cf. Sanskrit veti "follows after," Avestan vayeiti "hunts," Lithuanian veju "to hunt, pursue," Old Church Slavonic voji "warrior," Old English waþ "hunting," Old Norse veiðr "chase, hunting, fishing;" see Venus).