venerean

adjective

ve·​ne·​re·​an
-rēən
1
: of or relating to the ancient goddess Venus or to the planet Venus : venusian
the strange venerean landscape
2
obsolete : venereal

Word History

Etymology

Latin venereus venerean (from Vener-, Venus, Roman goddess of love, 2d planet from the sun—from vener-, venus love, sexual desire—+ -eus -eous) + English -an

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“Venerean.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/venerean. Accessed 4 Mar. 2024.

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