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Venusian

[vuh-noo-shuh n, -shee-uh n, -see-uh n, -nyoo-]
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adjective
  1. of or relating to the planet Venus.
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noun
  1. a supposed being inhabiting or coming from Venus.
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Origin of Venusian

First recorded in 1895–1900; Venus + -ian
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Examples from the Web for venusian

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  • No Venusian had ever been in those rooms before the abduction.

    The Bluff of the Hawk

    Anthony Gilmore

  • And on each platform could be made out the figure of a Venusian guard.

    The Bluff of the Hawk

    Anthony Gilmore

  • The kifs, the Venusian equivalent of the Terran ant, stole his food.

    Happy Ending

    Fredric Brown

  • You are not getting a job selling Venusian fish, the way you play today.

  • "I read your thematic on Venusian viruses," he said abruptly.

    Competition

    James Causey


British Dictionary definitions for venusian

Venusian

adjective
  1. of, occurring on, or relating to the planet Venus
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noun
  1. (in science fiction) an inhabitant of Venus
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