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venison

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noun ven·i·son \ˈve-nə-sən also -zən, British usually ˈven-zən\

Simple Definition of venison

  • : the meat of a deer

Full Definition of venison

plural venisons also venison

  1. :  the edible flesh of a game animal and especially a deer

Origin of venison

Middle English, from Anglo-French veneisun game, venison, from Latin venation-, venatio hunting, from venari to hunt, pursue; akin to Sanskrit vanoti he strives for — more at win


First Known Use: 14th century

Rhymes with venison


VENISON Defined for Kids

venison

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noun ven·i·son \ˈve-nə-sən, -zən\

Definition of venison

  1. :  the meat of a deer used for food




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