venenose

venenose

[ven-uh-nohs]
adjective
venomous; poisonous.
Also, venenous [ven-uh-nuhs] .


Origin:
1665–75; < Late Latin venēnōsus, equivalent to Latin venēn(um) drug, venom + -ōsus -ose1

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