Definition of venison in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈvɛnɪs(ə)n
, ˈvɛnɪz(ə)n


[mass noun]
Meat from a deer: [as modifier]: venison steaks
More example sentences
  • Tuck into steak, roast beef, venison and other red meat at least three times a week
  • Season and sear the venison rack and venison loin on all sides until golden brown.
  • To prevent the spread of the disease, the European Union has banned exports of venison and other red meats.


Middle English: from Old French veneso(u)n, from Latin venatio(n-) 'hunting', from venari 'to hunt'.

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