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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

Wiktionary

  1. venisonnoun

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

    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).

Webster Dictionary

  1. Venisonnoun

    beasts of the chase

    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.]

  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

    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.]

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  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.

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