venatic

adjective
ve·​nat·​ic | \ və̇ˈnatik, vēˈ- \
variants: or less commonly venatical \ -​tə̇kəl \

Definition of venatic

1 : of, relating to, or used in hunting venatic sport venatic equipment
2 : fond of or living by hunting the venatic tribes of ancient Europe

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Other Words from venatic

venatically \ -​k(ə)lē \ adverb

History and Etymology for venatic

venatic from Latin venaticus, from venatus (past participle of venari to hunt) + -icus -ic; venatical from Latin venaticus + English -al

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“Venatic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/venatic. Accessed 16 May. 2021.

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