venemous

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venemous (comparative more venemous, superlative most venemous)

  1. Obsolete form of venomous.
    • 1653, Izaak Walton, The Compleat Angler; Or, The Contemplative Man's Recreation
      And it is observed [] that the biting of a Pike is venemous and hard to be cured.

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Anglo-Norman venimus, from Old French venimeux, from venin. Equivalent to venym +‎ -ous.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /vɛnəˈmuːs/, /ˈvɛnəmus/, /ˈvɛniməs/

Adjective[edit]

venemous

  1. Intrinsically venomous; poisonous and able to poison via a injection.
  2. Intrinsically toxic, noxious or poisonous (but not able to poison via injection)
  3. Having poison or toxin added to it or applied to it; poisoned.
  4. Having an infection or a disease; malignant, tumourous.
  5. Malicious, angry, harmful, sinful, or destructive.
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