venison


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ven·i·son

 (vĕn′ĭ-sən, -zən)
n.
1. The flesh of a deer used as food.
2. Archaic The flesh of a game animal used as food.

[Middle English veneson, from Old French, from Latin vēnātiō, vēnātiōn-, hunting, from vēnātus, past participle of vēnārī, to hunt; see wen- in Indo-European roots.]

venison

(ˈvɛnɪzən; -sən)
n
1. (Cookery) the flesh of a deer, used as food
2. (Cookery) archaic the flesh of any game animal used for food
[C13: from Old French venaison, from Latin vēnātiō hunting, from vēnārī to hunt]

ven•i•son

(ˈvɛn ə sən, -zən)

n.
the flesh of a deer or similar animal as used for food.
[1250–1300; < Old French veneison, venaison < Latin vēnātiōnem a hunt; derivative of vēnā(rī) to hunt]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.venison - meat from a deer used as foodvenison - meat from a deer used as food  
game - the flesh of wild animals that is used for food
Translations
لَحْم الظَّبيلـَحْمُ الغَزَال
zvěřinasrnčí
dyrekøddyrekøds-
hirvenliha
meso divljači
szarvashús
hjartarkjöt
鹿肉
사슴 고기
elniena
brieža gaļa
srnčízverina
rådjurskött
เนื้อกวาง
thịt hươu

venison

[ˈvenɪzn] Ncarne f de venado

venison

[ˈvɛnɪsən]
nchevreuil m
modif [casserole, steak] → de chevreuil

venison

nReh(fleisch) nt

venison

[ˈvɛnɪsn] ncarne f di cervo

venison

(ˈvenisn) noun
the flesh of deer, used as food. We had roast venison for dinner; (also adjective) venison stew.

venison

لـَحْمُ الغَزَال zvěřina dyrekød Rehfleisch κρέας ελαφιού venado hirvenliha venaison meso divljači carne di cervo 鹿肉 사슴 고기 hertenvlees vilt sarnina carne de cervo, carne de veado оленина rådjurskött เนื้อกวาง geyik eti thịt hươu 鹿肉
References in classic literature ?
And you will own yourself, Judge, that the buck fell at the last shot, which was sent from a truer and a younger hand than your’n or mine either; but, for my part, although I am a poor man I can live without the venison, but I don’t love to give up my lawful dues in a free country.
Venison is much too good for such folk as he and his men, she says; "A starved mutton carcase would better fit their palates," and she orders Scathlock to take the venison to Mother Maudlin.
It tasted something as I should conceive a royal cutlet from the thigh of Louis le Gros might have tasted, supposing him to have been killed the first day after the venison season, and that particular venison season contemporary with an unusually fine vintage of the vineyards of Champagne.
Mr friend Mr Bounderby could never see any difference between leaving the Coketown 'hands' exactly as they were, and requiring them to be fed with turtle soup and venison out of gold spoons.
And he kicked open the buttery door without ceremony and brought to light a venison pasty and cold roast pheasant--goodly sights to a hungry man.
This is not such a supper as a major of the Royal Americans has a right to expect, but I've known stout detachments of the corps glad to eat their venison raw, and without a relish, too*.
old Eester;" shouted the well-known voice of her husband, from the plain beneath; "ar' you keeping your junkets, while we are finding you in venison and buffaloe beef?
To the woman is consigned the labors of the household and the field; she arranges the lodge; brings wood for the fire; cooks; jerks venison and buffalo meat; dresses the skins of the animals killed in the chase; cultivates the little patch of maize, pumpkins, and pulse, which furnishes a great part of their provisions.
You don't expect to be set up in a coach and six, and to be fed on turtle soup and venison, with a gold spoon, as a good many of 'em do
The venison was roasted to a turn -- and everybody said they never saw so fat a haunch.
The banquet was served up in primitive style: skins of various kinds, nicely dressed for the occasion, were spread upon the ground; upon these were heaped up abundance of venison, elk meat, and mountain mutton, with various bitter roots which the Indians use as condiments.
Kennedy has had another chance to get us a good slice of venison.