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Meaning of VENOM

Pronunciation:  'venum

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  feeling a need to see others suffer
  2. [n]  toxin secreted by animals (by certain snakes and poisonous insects (e.g., spiders and scorpions))

VENOM is a 5 letter word that starts with V.


 Synonyms: malice, maliciousness, spite, spitefulness
 See Also: animal toxin, kokoi venom, malevolence, malignity, snake venom, zootoxin



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Ven"om\, n. [OE. venim, OF. venim, F. venin, L. veneum.
    Cf. {Venenate}.]
    1. Matter fatal or injurious to life; poison; particularly,
       the poisonous, the poisonous matter which certain animals,
       such as serpents, scorpions, bees, etc., secrete in a
       state of health, and communicate by thing or stinging.
             Or hurtful worm with cankered venom bites. --Milton.
    2. Spite; malice; malignity; evil quality. Chaucer. ``The
       venom of such looks.'' --Shak.
    Syn: Venom; virus; bane. See {Poison}.
  2. \Ven"om\, v. t. [OE. venimen, OF. venimer, L. venenare.
    See {Venom}, n.]
    To infect with venom; to envenom; to poison. [R.] ``Venomed
    vengeance.'' --Shak.
Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Coming in contact with venom in your dream, represents pent-up anger and hostility you may be expressing or experiencing from others. Your feelings of hate are beginning to show through. The dream is also indicative of a lack of self-esteem, lack of self-love, or insecurities you have.
Biology Dictionary
 Definition: Venom is a poisonous substance secreted by an animal (for instance, a snake, spider, scorpion, jellyfish, etc.)