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EtymologyEdit

Either from Old French venerien or from Latin Venerius. The nominal use derives from the astrological understanding of Venus as the source of erotic influence.

NounEdit

venerien (plural veneriens)

  1. One who is engaged in a romantic or sexual relationship; a lover.

AdjectiveEdit

venerien

  1. (astronomy, astrology, sometimes capitalized, see Venerien) Pertaining to or under the influence of the planet Venus.
  2. (by extension) Erotic, amatory.

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