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venereal

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adjective ve·ne·re·al \və-ˈnir-ē-əl\

Definition of venereal

  1. 1 :  of or relating to sexual pleasure or indulgence

  2. 2 a :  resulting from or contracted during sexual intercourse <venereal infections> b :  of, relating to, or affected with venereal disease <a high venereal rate> c :  involving the genital organs <venereal sarcoma>

ve·ne·re·al·ly adverb


Origin of venereal

Middle English venerealle, from Latin venereus, from vener-, venus love, sexual desire


First Known Use: 15th century


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venereal

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adjective ve·ne·re·al \və-ˈnir-ē-əl\

Medical Definition of venereal

  1. 1:  of or relating to sexual pleasure or indulgence

  2. 2a:  resulting from or contracted during sexual intercourse <venereal infections>b:  of, relating to, or affected with venereal disease <a high venereal rate>c:  involving the genital organs <venereal sarcoma>

  3. ve·ne·re·al·ly \-ē\play adverb




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