Poisonous snakes, collectively.
State of being venomous.
1. A poison secreted by some animals, such as insects, spiders, or snakes, and transmitted by bites or stings.
2. Spite, malice.
From Middle English, venym, venim, venon, previously from Old French, venim (French venin), from Vulgar Latin, venimen, which was formed from Latin venenum, "a drug, potion" through the substitution of the suffix -imen for -enum. The Latin venenum originally meant "love potion". It is derived from venus, "love, sexual desire".
Treatment of a material with snake venom.
1. Secreting saliva with venom in it.
2. Of or pertaining to, secreting or conveying, venomous saliva.
The condition of being venomous.
2. Pertaining to animals or insects that have venom-secreting glands.
3. Secreting venom; poisonous.
4. Malicious; full of malice, spite, or extreme hostility.
In a venomous manner; with venom or virulence; fiercely, malignantly, virulently.
The condition or quality of being venomous.
A cross reference of another word family that is related directly, or indirectly, with: "poison":