What does venison mean?

Definitions for venisonˈvɛn ə sən, -zən

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. venison(noun)

    meat from a deer used as food


  1. venison(Noun)

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

  2. 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).

Webster Dictionary

  1. Venison(noun)

    beasts of the chase

  2. Venison(noun)

    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. 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.]


  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.]


  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

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  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.

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