Venenose
Venenose Ven"e*nose`, a. [L. venenosus, fr. venenum poison. Cf. {Venomous}.] Poisonous. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

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  • venenose — /ven euh nohs /, adj. venomous; poisonous. Also, venenous /ven euh neuhs/. [1665 75; < LL venenosus, equiv. to L venen(um) drug, VENOM + osus OSE1] * * * …   Universalium

  • venenose —   a. poisonous …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • venenose — /ven euh nohs /, adj. venomous; poisonous. Also, venenous /ven euh neuhs/. [1665 75; < LL venenosus, equiv. to L venen(um) drug, VENOM + osus OSE1] …   Useful english dictionary

  • Venomous — Ven om*ous, a. [OE. venemous, venimous, F. venimeux, L. venenosus, fr. venenum poison. See {Venom}, and cf. {Venenose}.] 1. Full of venom; noxious to animal life; poisonous; as, the bite of a serpent may be venomous. [1913 Webster] 2. (Zo[ o]l.)… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Venomous snake — Venomous Ven om*ous, a. [OE. venemous, venimous, F. venimeux, L. venenosus, fr. venenum poison. See {Venom}, and cf. {Venenose}.] 1. Full of venom; noxious to animal life; poisonous; as, the bite of a serpent may be venomous. [1913 Webster] 2.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Venomously — Venomous Ven om*ous, a. [OE. venemous, venimous, F. venimeux, L. venenosus, fr. venenum poison. See {Venom}, and cf. {Venenose}.] 1. Full of venom; noxious to animal life; poisonous; as, the bite of a serpent may be venomous. [1913 Webster] 2.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Venomousness — Venomous Ven om*ous, a. [OE. venemous, venimous, F. venimeux, L. venenosus, fr. venenum poison. See {Venom}, and cf. {Venenose}.] 1. Full of venom; noxious to animal life; poisonous; as, the bite of a serpent may be venomous. [1913 Webster] 2.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • vénéneux — vénéneux, euse [ venenø, øz ] adj. • 1496; lat. venenosus → venimeux 1 ♦ Qui contient un poison (⇒ vireux); dont l ingestion empoisonne. Plantes vénéneuses. Champignons vénéneux. 2 ♦ Fig. et littér. Qui a des effets néfastes, empoisonne. Ma… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • baleful — adj harmful, injurious, nocuous, hurtful, afflictive; destructive, ruinous, calamitous, disastrous; detrimental, pernicious, dangerous, hazardous, deleterious; pestilential, pestiferous, noxious, malicious, malign, malignant, menacing; malevolent …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • deadly — adj 1. fatal, mortal, lethal, mortiferous, deathful, Archaic. lethiferous; pernicious, dangerous, hazardous, deleterious, detrimental; harmful, injurious, nocuous, hurtful, nocent, baleful, noisome; destructive, ruinous, calamitous, disastrous;… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

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