Definition of Venomous

1. Adjective. Extremely poisonous or injurious; producing venom. "A virulent insect bite"

Exact synonyms: Deadly, Virulent
Similar to: Toxic
Derivative terms: Deadliness, Venom, Virulence



2. Adjective. Marked by deep ill will; deliberately harmful. "Vicious gossip"
Exact synonyms: Poisonous, Vicious
Similar to: Malicious
Derivative terms: Poison, Venom, Viciousness

Definition of Venomous

1. a. Full of venom; noxious to animal life; poisonous; as, the bite of a serpent may be venomous.

2. a. Full of venom; noxious to animal life; poisonous; as, the bite of a serpent may be venomous.

Definition of Venomous

1. Adjective. Full of venom. ¹

2. Adjective. Toxic; poisonous. ¹

3. Adjective. Noxious; evil. ¹

4. Adjective. Malignant; spiteful; hateful. ¹

5. Adjective. Producing venom (poison usually injected into an enemy or prey by biting or stinging) in glands or accumulating venom from food. ¹

6. Adjective. powerful ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Venomous

1. poisonous [adj] - See also: poisonous

Medical Definition of Venomous

1. 1. Full of venom; noxious to animal life; poisonous; as, the bite of a serpent may be venomous. 2. Having a poison gland or glands for the secretion of venom, as certain serpents and insects. 3. Noxious; mischievous; malignant; spiteful; as, a venomous progeny; a venomous writer. Venomous snake, any serpent which has poison glands and fangs, whether dangerous to man or not. These serpents constitute two tribes, the viperine serpents, or Solenoglypha, and the cobralike serpents, or Proteroglypha. The former have perforated, erectile fangs situated in the front part of the upper jaw, and are without ordinary teeth behind the fangs; the latter have permanently erect and grooved fangs, with ordinary maxillary teeth behind them. Ven"omously, Ven"omousness. Origin: OE. Venemous, venimous, F. Venimeux, L. Venenosus, fr. Venenum poison. See Venom, and cf. Venenose. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Venomous

venography
venologies
venology
venom
venom haemolysis
venomed
venomer
venomers
venomics
venoming
venomless
venomlike
venomosalivary
venomosity
venomotor
venomous (current term)
venomous-tongued
venomous lizard
venomously
venomousness
venomousnesses
venoms
venoperitoneostomy
venopressor
venorespiratory reflex
venosclerosis
venose
venosinal
venosities
venosity

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