What does venereal mean?

Definitions for venerealvəˈnɪər i əl

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word venereal.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. genital, venereal(adj)

    of or relating to the external sex organs

    "genital herpes"; "venereal disease"


  1. venereal(Adjective)

    sexually transmitted.

  2. venereal(Adjective)

    of or relating to sexual intercourse, lust, or the genitals.

  3. venereal(Adjective)

    that which excites sexual desire; aphrodisiac.

  4. venereal(Adjective)

    of or relating to copper.

  5. Origin: Originated 1400–50 from late Middle English venereal, from Latin venereus (of sexual love), from vener (sexual charm) + -eus (adjective suffix) + -al (pertaining to).

Webster Dictionary

  1. Venereal(adj)

    of or pertaining to venery, or sexual love; relating to sexual intercourse

  2. Venereal(adj)

    arising from sexual intercourse; as, a venereal disease; venereal virus or poison

  3. Venereal(adj)

    adapted to the cure of venereal diseases; as, venereal medicines

  4. Venereal(adj)

    adapted to excite venereal desire; aphrodisiac

  5. Venereal(adj)

    consisting of, or pertaining to, copper, formerly called by chemists Venus

  6. Venereal(noun)

    the venereal disease; syphilis

  7. Origin: [L. venereus, venerius, fr. Venus, Veneris, Venus, the goddess of love. See Venerate.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Venereal

    vē-nē′rē-al, adj. pertaining to or arising from sexual intercourse: exciting desire for sexual intercourse: curing venereal diseases.—adj. Venē′reous, lascivious: stimulating sexual desire, aphrodisiac.—n. Ven′ery, sexual intercourse. [L. venereusVenus, Venĕris, the goddess of love; conn. with L. venerāri.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of venereal in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of venereal in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

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