venom


venom
venom early 13c., from Anglo-Fr. and O.Fr. venim, from V.L. *venimen (Cf. It. veleno, Sp. veneno), from L. venenum "poison," earlier (pre-classical) "drug, potion," probably originally “love potion,” from PIE *wenes-no-, and thus connected to venus "erotic love" (see VENUS (Cf. Venus)), Skt. van- “wish, desire, gain.” The meaning "bitter, virulent feeling or language" is first recorded c.1300.

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  • Venom — Ven om, n. [OE. venim, OF. venim, F. venin, L. veneum. Cf. {Venenate}.] 1. Matter fatal or injurious to life; poison; particularly, the poisonous, the poisonous matter which certain animals, such as serpents, scorpions, bees, etc., secrete in a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Venom — Ven om, v. t. [OE. venimen, OF. venimer, L. venenare. See {Venom}, n.] To infect with venom; to envenom; to poison. [R.] Venomed vengeance. Shak. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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