Definitions for venisonˈvɛn ə sən, -zən
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meat from a deer used as food
The meat of a deer. Carnal term (sarconym) for deer.
Origin: From venison (meat of large game, particularly deer or boar; hunt), from venatio (hunt; meat from a hunt), formed on venatus, past participle of venari (to hunt).
beasts of the chase
formerly, the flesh of any of the edible beasts of the chase, also of game birds; now, the flesh of animals of the deer kind exclusively
Origin: [OE. veneison, veneson, venison, OF. veneison, F. venaison, L. venatio hunting, the chase, game, fr. venari, p. p. venatus, to hunt; perhaps akin to OHG. weidinn, weidenen, to pasture, to hunt, G. weide pasturage. Cf. Gain to acquire, Venation.]
Venison is the meat of a game animal, especially a deer.
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
I love the venison soup stew, salmon milk soup and Jansson's temptation (baked potato with caramelized onion gratin), which are traditional Nordic dishes, i really want to introduce Moomin and Finnish lifestyle to Hong Kong people.
Translations for venison
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- [[carne]] de [[venado]]Spanish
- kauris, hirvi, peuranliha, peura, kauriinliha, hirvenlihaFinnish
- venaison, viande de bicheFrench
- oiseoil, fiafheoilIrish
- sitheannScottish Gaelic
- carne di cervo, cacciagioneItalian
- daging rusaMalay
- [[carne]] [[de]] [[cervo]]Portuguese
- nyama ya kulunguSwahili
- stägamit, stägülamitVolapük
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