venison

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French venison (meat of large game, particularly deer or boar; hunt), from Latin vēnātiō (hunt; meat from a hunt), formed on vēnātus, perfect participle of vēnor ‎(I hunt).

Noun[edit]

venison ‎(countable and uncountable, plural venisons)

  1. The meat of a deer.

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  • venison at OneLook Dictionary Search

Old French[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Latin vēnātiō.

Noun[edit]

venison f ‎(oblique plural venisons, nominative singular venison, nominative plural venisons)

  1. game (animal to be hunted)
  2. meat from a hunted animal

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References[edit]

  • (fr) Godefroy, Frédéric, Dictionnaire de l'ancienne langue française et de tous ses dialectes du IXe au XVe siècle (1881) (venaison, supplement)