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Venus US English

A goddess, worshiped as the goddess of love in classical Rome though apparently a spirit of kitchen gardens in earlier times

a Venus in Venus US English

A beautiful woman

Venus in Venus US English

A burrowing marine bivalve mollusk with clearly defined growth lines on the shell

Venus flytrap US English

A small carnivorous bog plant with hinged leaves that spring shut on and digest insects that land on them. Native to the southeastern US, it is also kept as an indoor plant

Venus's comb US English

Another term for shepherd's needle.

Venus's hair US English

The maidenhair fern Adiantum capillus-veneris

Williams, Venus US English

(1980-), US tennis player; sister of Serena Williams; full name Venus Ebony Starr Williams. During 2000–08, she won the women’s singles title at two US Open, one French Open, one Australian Open, and five Wimbledon tournaments

Venus de Milo US English

A classical sculpture of Aphrodite dated to circa 100 bc. It was discovered on the Greek island of Melos in 1820 and is now in the Louvre in Paris

Venus's girdle US English

A large, almost transparent comb jelly with a flattened ribbonlike body, living chiefly in warmer seas

Venus de Milo New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

classical sculpture of Aphrodite

Venus's flower basket US English

A slender upright sponge with a filmy, latticelike skeleton

Venus's looking glass US English

A blue-flowered plant of the bellflower family, whose shiny brown seeds inside their open capsule supposedly resemble mirrors

Venus shell in Venus US English

A burrowing marine bivalve mollusk with clearly defined growth lines on the shell

venus in Venus US English

A burrowing marine bivalve mollusk with clearly defined growth lines on the shell

Venus clam in Venus US English

A burrowing marine bivalve mollusk with clearly defined growth lines on the shell

Venus's flytrap in Venus flytrap US English

A small carnivorous bog plant with hinged leaves that spring shut on and digest insects that land on them. Native to the southeastern US, it is also kept as an indoor plant

Venus mercenaria in quahog US English

A large, rounded edible clam of the Atlantic coast of North America

Venus Ebony Starr Williams in Williams, Venus US English

(1980-), US tennis player; sister of Serena Williams; full name Venus Ebony Starr Williams. During 2000–08, she won the women’s singles title at two US Open, one French Open, one Australian Open, and five Wimbledon tournaments