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

- neurotoxins, which affect nervous systems; myotoxins, which damage muscles. Venomous animals kill tens of thousands of humans per year. However, the toxins...
- 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 fish. There are more venomous fish than venomous snakes and indeed more than the combined total of all other venomous vertebrates. Venomous fish...
- Venomous mammals are animals of the cl**** Mammalia that produce venom, which they use to kill or disable prey, to defend themselves from predators or conspecifics...
- among lizards, only the Gila monster and the Mexican beaded lizard were venomous. However, several species of monitor lizards, including the Komodo dragon...
- Venomous Villain is the fourth studio album by British-American rapper/producer MF Doom. The second to be released under the alias Viktor Vaughn, it was...
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- spiders are not able to jump, although they can run quickly. While some very venomous spiders do not always inject venom when they bite, these spiders most often...
- and Pacific Oceans. Its long tentacles deliver a painful sting, which is venomous and powerful enough to kill fish or, rarely, humans. Despite its appearance...
- most of which belonging to the genus Naja. All of the known cobras are venomous and many are capable of rearing upwards and producing a hood when threatened...
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