Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Any of various toxic substances found in the venom of snakes.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A toxic substance contained in the venom of poisonous snakes; also, a (supposedly identical) toxic substance obtained by the cleavage of an albumose.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. See venene.

Etymologies

ven(om) + -in.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

Examples

  • He never administered anti-venin just asked for a description of the snake and if we killed it.

    Snakes in the Grass?

  • Le Père n'a pas sur lui de remède contre le venin.

    Fête de la Médaille Miraculeuse

  • Antivenom (anti-venin) An antitoxin used to treat poisoning from a venom, such as snake poison.

    Chapter 33

  • The liquid venin de crapaud, derived from the distilled body fluids of toads killed with arsenic, would bring death in a few hours.

    Mary Queen Of Scotland And The Isles

  • "It is," he explained, carefully, "some of the very anticrotalus venin which we have perfected right here in the institute."

    The Film Mystery

  • M.  Fézandat and R.  Granjon, “Ne la mort, ne le venin”; and the motto of

    Printers' Marks A Chapter in the History of Typography

  • Et ta langue qui etait comme un serpent rouge dardant des poisons, elle ne remue plus, elle ne dit rien maintenant, Iokanaan, cette vipere rouge qui a vomi son venin sur moi.

    Selected Prose of Oscar Wilde

  • Vin sur laict c'est souhait, lait sur vin c'est venin

    Bacon is Shake-Speare

  • Dr. Earl Turner's doctor said his survival is a miracle, since he was allergic to anti-venin doctors thought would save him from an Ethiopian Viper bite.

    KSAT.com - Local News

  • Thus, the "venom" was bound to be injected into the body politic, but the anti-venin has been there all along and will counter its usual effects.10/29/2006 09:22:00 AM|W|P| Kralmajales|W|P|The counter to all of this is to get out and vote, get your friends to vote, and strike a real blow against this adminstration, the Congress, and our own state legislature.

    Archive 2006-10-01

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