from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. An antitoxin active against the venom of a snake, spider, or other venomous animal or insect.
- n. An animal serum containing antivenins. It is used in medicine to treat poisoning caused by animal or insect venom.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. An antitoxin for treating bites from venomous animals as such as snakes and spiders.
- n. A serum containing antivenins.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The serum of blood rendered antitoxic to a venom by repeated injections of small doses of the venom; also, the component of such a serum which is antitoxic to the venom.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Same as antivenene.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. an antitoxin that counteracts the effects of venom from the bite of a snake or insect or other animal
anti- + ven(om) + -in.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
anti- + venin (Wiktionary)