venin

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See also: vénîn

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From French venin (venom), from Latin venēnum (juice; venom). Doublet of venene and venom.

Noun[edit]

venin (plural venins)

  1. (obsolete) Synonym of venom.
  2. (biochemistry) A toxic substance found in the venom of poisonous snakes.
  3. (biochemistry) A supposedly identical toxic substance obtained by cleavage of an albumose.

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle French venin, from Old French venin, venim, probably through a Vulgar Latin form *venīmen, from Latin venēnum, from a Proto-Italic *weneznom (lust, desire), from Proto-Indo-European *wenh₁- (to strive, wish, love).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /və.nɛ̃/
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Noun[edit]

venin m (plural venins)

  1. venom (poison)
    Synonym: poison
  2. (figuratively) venom (feeling of malign or contempt)
    cracher son veninto spit venom

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From Old French venim.

Noun[edit]

venin m (plural venins)

  1. venom

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  • French: venin

Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin venēnum, from a Proto-Italic *weneznom (lust, desire), from Proto-Indo-European *wenh₁- (to strive, wish, love).

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venin n (plural veninuri)

  1. venom
  2. (figuratively) malice

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The plural form of this word is rare.

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