venin

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

venin ‎(plural venins)

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

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.


French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French venin, venim, from Latin venēnum.

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Noun[edit]

venin m ‎(plural venins)

  1. venom (poison)
  2. venom (feeling of malign or contempt)

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Middle French[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Old French venim.

Noun[edit]

venin m (plural venins)

  1. venom

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Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin venēnum.

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Noun[edit]

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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