venatic

adjective

ve·​nat·​ic
və̇ˈnatik,
vēˈ-
variants or less commonly venatical
-tə̇kəl
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
venatically
-k(ə)lē
adverb

Word History

Etymology

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 Apr. 2024.

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