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venin

EnglishEdit

NounEdit

venin

  1. (biochemistry) A toxic substance found in the venom of poisonous snakes.
  2. (biochemistry) A (supposedly identical) toxic substance obtained by the cleavage of an albumose.

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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French venin, venim, from Latin venēnum.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

venin m (plural venins)

  1. venom (poison)
  2. venom (feeling of malign or contempt)

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RomanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin venēnum.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

venin n (plural veninuri)

  1. venom
  2. (figuratively) malice

DeclensionEdit

The plural form of this word is rare.

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