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  • adj. Obsolete form of venereous.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Venereous.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Same as venereous.

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Examples

  • As food historian Andrew F. Smith shows in "Potato: A Global History" Reaktion, 142 pages, $15.95 , even the lowly spud packs a lot of colorful history, including a fleeting aphrodisiacal reputation: It was described by one 16th-century British writer as a lust-enhancing "venerous root."

    Single Servings

  • [5718] Montaigne the Frenchman in his Essays, that the skilfulest masters of amorous dalliance, appoint for a remedy of venerous passions, a full survey of the body; which the poet insinuates,

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Of the potato, and such venerous roots as are brought out of Spain, Portugal, and the Indies to furnish up our banquets, I speak not, wherein our mures [1] of no less force, and to be had about Crosby-Ravenswath, do now begin to have place.

    Chronicle and Romance (The Harvard Classics Series)

  • Of the potato, and such venerous roots as are brought out of Spain, Portugal, and the Indies to furnish up our banquets, I speak not, wherein our mures1 of no less force, and to be had about Crosby-Ravenswath, do now begin to have place.

    Of the Food and Diet of the English. Chapter VI. [1577, Book III., Chapter 1; 1587, Book II., Chapter 6

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