Definition of Venomous. Meaning of Venomous. Synonyms of Venomous

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Definition of Venomous

Venomous
Venomous Ven"om*ous, a. [OE. venemous, venimous, F. venimeux, L. venenosus, fr. venenum poison. See Venom, and cf. Venenose.] 1. Full of venom; noxious to animal life; poisonous; as, the bite of a serpent may be venomous. 2. (Zo["o]l.) Having a poison gland or glands for the secretion of venom, as certain serpents and insects. 3. Noxious; mischievous; malignant; spiteful; as, a venomous progeny; a venomous writer. Venomous snake (Zo["o]l.), any serpent which has poison glands and fangs, whether dangerous to man or not. These serpents constitute two tribes, the viperine serpents, or Solenoglypha, and the cobralike serpents, or Proteroglypha. The former have perforated, erectile fangs situated in the front part of the upper jaw, and are without ordinary teeth behind the fangs; the latter have permanently erect and grooved fangs, with ordinary maxillary teeth behind them. -- Ven"om*ous*ly, adv. -- Ven"om*ous*ness, n.

Meaning of Venomous from wikipedia

- ingested poisons, venom is delivered in a bite, sting, or similar action. Venomous animals cause tens of thousands of human deaths per year. The toxins in...
- Venomous snakes are species of the suborder Serpentes that are capable of producing venom, which they use for killing prey, for defense, and to ****ist...
- Venomous mammals are animals of the class Mammalia that produce venom, which they use to kill or disable prey, to defend themselves from predators or conspecifics...
- Venomous animals are those that secrete venom. Venomous may also refer to: Venomous (album), by Burgerkill, 2011 The Venomous, an album by Nightrage,...
- are used to kill or incapacitate prey or as a defense against predators. Venomous animals deliver these toxins as venom through a bite, sting, or other specially...
- Venomous is a 2001 disaster horror film directed by Fred Olen Ray, credited as Ed Raymond, and starring Treat Williams, Mary Page Keller and Hannes Jaenicke...
- Venomous fish are species of fish which produce strong mixtures of toxins harmful to humans (called venom) which they deliberately deliver by means of...
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- thought that the Gila monster and the Mexican beaded lizard were the only venomous lizards. However, several species of monitor lizards, including the Komodo...
- Venomous Vipers is a Ghanaian professional football team based in the Cape Coast. They have a local rivalry with Ebusua Dwarfs. Vipers are one of the oldest...