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

  • n. A preparation of snake venoms used in medicine, especially in the treatment of epilepsy.
  • n. Variant of venin.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. poison; venom

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Poisonous; venomous.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Poisonous; venomous.
  • n. The poisonous principle of snake venom. Also venin and venine.


From Latin venēnum, venom; see venom.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)



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