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Crocus of Venus
Crocus Cro"cus (kr[=o]"k[u^]s), n. [L., saffron, fr. Gr. kro`kos; cf. Heb. kark[=o]m, Ar. kurkum, Skr. ku[.n]kuma.] 1. (Bot.) A genus of iridaceous plants, with pretty blossoms rising separately from the bulb or corm. C. vernus is one of the earliest of spring-blooming flowers; C. sativus produces the saffron, and blossoms in the autumn. 2. (Chem.) A deep yellow powder; the oxide of some metal calcined to a red or deep yellow color; esp., the oxide of iron (Crocus of Mars or colcothar) thus produced from salts of iron, and used as a polishing powder. Crocus of Venus (Old Chem.), oxide of copper.
Devenustate
Devenustate Dev`e*nus"tate, v. t. [L. devenustatus, p. p. of devenustare to disfigure; de + venustus lovely, graceful.] To deprive of beauty or grace. [Obs.]
Venus mercenaria
Quahog Qua"hog, Quahaug Qua"haug, n. [Abbrev. fr. Narragansett Indian poqua[^u]hock.] (Zo["o]l.) An American market clam (Venus mercenaria). It is sold in large quantities, and is highly valued as food. Called also round clam, and hard clam. Note: The name is also applied to other allied species, as Venus Mortoni of the Gulf of Mexico.
Venus mercenaria
Clam Clam, n. [Cf. Clamp, Clam, v. t., Clammy.] 1. (Zo["o]l.) A bivalve mollusk of many kinds, especially those that are edible; as, the long clam (Mya arenaria), the quahog or round clam (Venus mercenaria), the sea clam or hen clam (Spisula solidissima), and other species of the United States. The name is said to have been given originally to the Tridacna gigas, a huge East Indian bivalve. You shall scarce find any bay or shallow shore, or cove of sand, where you may not take many clampes, or lobsters, or both, at your pleasure. --Capt. John Smith (1616). Clams, or clamps, is a shellfish not much unlike a coclke; it lieth under the sand. --Wood (1634). 2. (Ship Carp.) Strong pinchers or forceps. 3. pl. (Mech.) A kind of vise, usually of wood. Blood clam. See under Blood.
Venus Mortoni
Quahog Qua"hog, Quahaug Qua"haug, n. [Abbrev. fr. Narragansett Indian poqua[^u]hock.] (Zo["o]l.) An American market clam (Venus mercenaria). It is sold in large quantities, and is highly valued as food. Called also round clam, and hard clam. Note: The name is also applied to other allied species, as Venus Mortoni of the Gulf of Mexico.
Venust
Venust Ve*nust", a. [L. venustus, from Venus the goddess of love.] Beautiful. [R.] --E. Waterhouse.

Meaning of Venus from wikipedia

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- Venus is a planet in the Solar System, named after Venus (mythology), the Ancient Roman goddess of love. Venus may also refer to: Venus Centre, a dubbing...
- The dimples of Venus (also known as back dimples, butt dimples or Venusian dimples) are sagittally symmetrical indentations sometimes visible on the human...
- The Venus flytrap (Dionaea musci****) is a carnivorous plant native to subtropical wetlands on the East Coast of the United States in North Carolina and...
- The Venus de Milo (Gr****: Αφροδίτη της Μήλου, Aphroditi tis Milou) is an ancient Gr**** statue and one of the most famous works of ancient Gr**** sculpture...
- The Birth of Venus (Italian: Nascita di Venere [ˈnaʃʃita di ˈvɛːnere]) is a painting by the Italian artist Sandro Botticelli, probably made in the mid...
- The Venus of Willendorf is an 11.1-centimetre-tall (4.4 in) Venus figurine estimated to have been made 30,000 BCE. It was found on August 7, 1908 by a...
- Venus is the debut extended play by South Korean girl group ****o Venus. It was released on May 9, 2012, by Tricell Media and distributed by NHN Entertainment...
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