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ˈvɛn ə sən, -zənveni·son

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. venisonnoun

    meat from a deer used as food


  1. venisonnoun

    The meat of a deer. Carnal term (sarconym) for deer.

  2. Etymology: 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).


  1. venison

    Venison is a term used to describe the meat of a deer. It can refer to any part of the deer, so it includes the meat from both wild and farmed deer species. It is often considered a type of game meat.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Venisonnoun

    beasts of the chase

  2. Venisonnoun

    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

  3. Etymology: [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.]


  1. Venison

    Venison is the meat of a game animal, especially a deer.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Venison

    ven′i-zn, or ven′zn, n. the flesh of animals taken in hunting, esp. the deer. [Fr. venaison—L. venatio, a hunting, game—venāri, to hunt.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of venison in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of venison in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of venison in a Sentence

  1. Mickey Kera:

    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.

  2. Cam Laundry:

    She gets spoiled all the time, she'll get some venison, probably burger, tonight and probably some back scratches with it.

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