venery

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1ven·ery

noun \ˈve-nə-rē\

Definition of VENERY

1
:  the art, act, or practice of hunting
2
:  animals that are hunted :  game

Origin of VENERY

Middle English venerie, from Anglo-French, from Old French vener to hunt, from Latin venari — more at venison
First Known Use: 14th century

Rhymes with VENERY

2venery

noun

Definition of VENERY

1
:  the pursuit of or indulgence in sexual pleasure

Origin of VENERY

Middle English venerie, from Medieval Latin veneria, from Latin vener-, venus sexual desire
First Known Use: 15th century

ven·ery

noun \ˈven-ə-rē\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural ven·er·ies

Medical Definition of VENERY

1
: the pursuit of or indulgence in sexual pleasure

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