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.
He never administered anti-venin just asked for a description of the snake and if we killed it.
Le Père n'a pas sur lui de remède contre le venin.
Antivenom (anti-venin) An antitoxin used to treat poisoning from a venom, such as snake poison.
The liquid venin de crapaud, derived from the distilled body fluids of toads killed with arsenic, would bring death in a few hours.
"It is," he explained, carefully, "some of the very anticrotalus venin which we have perfected right here in the institute."
M. Fézandat and R. Granjon, “Ne la mort, ne le venin”; and the motto of
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.
Vin sur laict c'est souhait, lait sur vin c'est venin
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.
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