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Venereal definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

VENE'REAL, a. [L. venereus, from Venus. See Venus.]
1. Pertaining to the pleasures of sexual commerce. A venereal person is one addicted to sexual pleasures or venery.
2. Proceeding from sexual intercourse; as the venereal disease; venereal virus or poison.
3. Adapted to the cure of the lues venerea; as venereal medicines.
4. Adapted to excite venereal desire; aphrodisiac; provocative.
5. Consisting of copper, called by chimists formerly Venus. Obs.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

adj
1: of or relating to the external sex organs; "genital herpes"; "venereal disease" [syn: genital, venereal]

Merriam Webster's

adjective Etymology: Middle English venerealle, from Latin venereus, from vener-, venus love, sexual desire Date: 15th century 1. of or relating to sexual pleasure or indulgence 2. a. resulting from or contracted during sexual intercourse <venereal infections> b. of, relating to, or affected with venereal disease <a high venereal rate> c. involving the genital organs <venereal sarcoma> venereally adverb

Oxford Reference Dictionary

adj. 1 of or relating to sexual desire or intercourse. 2 relating to venereal disease. Phrases and idioms: venereal disease any of various diseases contracted chiefly by sexual intercourse with a person already infected. Derivatives: venereally adv. Etymology: ME f. L venereus f. venus veneris sexual love

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Venereal Ve*ne"re*al, n. (Med.) The venereal disease; syphilis.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Venereal Ve*ne"re*al, a. [L. venereus, venerius, fr. Venus, Veneris, Venus, the goddess of love. See Venerate.] 1. Of or pertaining to venery, or sexual love; relating to sexual intercourse. Into the snare I fell Of fair, fallacious looks, venereal trains, Softened with pleasure and voluptuous life. --Milton. 2. (Med.) (a) Arising from sexual intercourse; as, a venereal disease; venereal virus or poison. (b) Adapted to the cure of venereal diseases; as, venereal medicines. 3. Adapted to excite venereal desire; aphrodisiac. 4. Consisting of, or pertaining to, copper, formerly called by chemists Venus. [Obs.] --Boyle.

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