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venery

noun ven·ery \ ˈve-nə-rē \

Definition of venery

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

Origin and Etymology of venery

Middle English venerie, borrowed from Anglo-French, from Old French vener "to hunt with dogs" (going back to Latin vēnārī "to hunt") + -erie -ery — more at venison


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venery

noun

Definition of venery

1 :the pursuit of or indulgence in sexual pleasure

Origin and Etymology of venery

Middle English venerie, borrowed from Medieval Latin veneria, from Latin vener-, venus "sexual desire, sexual intercourse" + -ia 2-y — more at venus


Medical Dictionary

venery

noun ven·ery \ ˈven-ə-rē \

medical Definition of venery

plural veneries
1 :the pursuit of or indulgence in sexual pleasure

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