venin

noun
ven·​in | \ ˈvenə̇n \
variants: or less commonly venene \ ˈveˌnēn \
plural -s

Definition of venin

: any of various toxic substances in snake venom

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History and Etymology for venin

venin from ven(om) + -in; venene from Latin venenum poison

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“Venin.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/venin. Accessed 31 May. 2020.

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