Definition of venereous in English:

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Pronunciation: /vɪˈnɪərɪəs/


1Relating to sexual desire or sexual intercourse; venereal: amber and civet are thought to further venereous appetite
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  • Heat and moisture are the parents of venereous desires.
  • This signifies the gratification of venereous desires.
  • There are some whose venereous and alcoholic cravings and whose craving for tobacco are very pronounced.
1.1Addicted to sexual pleasure; lustful: a boar so fierce and venereous
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  • There is no kind (man only excepted) that is so venereous and nimble in generation as is a Horse or Mare.
  • The Muscovites are extremely venereous.
  • For many are less venereous, and not so hot, and do not with any great desire use copulation, but rather decline from it.
1.2Tending to arose sexual desire or excitement: venereous herbs and fruits
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  • As for thine eyes, shut them and turne them aside from these venereous Venetian obiects.
  • Mushrooms are a Venereous meat.
  • Their judgment was overclouded by some venereous fumes and vapors.
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