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vectorial
adjective see vector I
vectorially
adverb see vector I
Veda
noun Etymology: Sanskrit, literally, knowledge; akin to Greek eidenai to know — more at wit Date: 1734 any of four canonical collections of hymns, prayers, and liturgical ...
vedalia
noun Etymology: New Latin, genus name Date: 1889 an Australian ladybug (Rodolia cardinalis) introduced to many countries to control scale insects — called also vedalia ...
vedalia beetle
noun see vedalia
Vedanta
noun Etymology: Sanskrit Vedānta, literally, end of the Veda, from Veda + anta end; akin to Old English ende end Date: 1788 an orthodox system of Hindu philosophy ...
Vedantic
adjective Date: 1882 1. of or relating to the Vedanta philosophy 2. Vedic
Vedantism
noun see Vedanta
Vedantist
noun see Vedanta
Vedda
or Veddah noun Etymology: Sinhalese vedda hunter Date: 1681 a member of an aboriginal people of Sri Lanka
Veddah
noun see Vedda
Veddoid
noun Date: 1928 a member of a race of southern Asia traditionally classified by such physical features as wavy to curly hair, chocolate-brown skin color, and slender body ...
vedette
or vidette noun Etymology: French, from Italian vedetta, alteration of veletta, probably from Spanish vela watch, from velar to keep watch, from Latin vigilare to wake, watch, ...
vedi Napoli e poi mori
foreign term Etymology: Italian see Naples and then die
Vedic
adjective Date: 1848 of or relating to the Vedas, the language in which they are written, or Hindu history and culture between 1500 B.C. and 500 B.C.
vee
noun Date: circa 1883 1. something shaped like the letter V 2. the letter v
veejay
noun Etymology: video jockey Date: circa 1981 an announcer of a program (as on television) that features music videos
veena
variant of vina
veep
noun Etymology: from v. p. (abbreviation for vice president) Date: 1949 vice president
veer
I. transitive verb Etymology: Middle English veren, of Low German or Dutch origin; akin to Middle Dutch vieren to slacken, Middle Low German vīren Date: 15th century to let ...
veeringly
adverb see veer II
veery
noun (plural veeries) Etymology: probably imitative Date: 1838 an American thrush (Catharus fuscescens) common in the eastern United States
veg
noun (plural veg) Date: 1918 chiefly British vegetable
veg out
intransitive verb (vegged out; vegging out) Etymology: short for vegetate Date: 1980 to spend time idly or passively
Vega
I. noun Etymology: New Latin, from Arabic (al-Nasr) al-Wāqi‘, literally, the falling (vulture) Date: circa 1638 the brightest star in the constellation Lyra II. ...
Vega Alta
geographical name city N Puerto Rico population 37,910
Vega Baja
geographical name municipality N Puerto Rico population 61,929
vegan
noun Etymology: by contraction from vegetarian Date: 1944 a strict vegetarian who consumes no animal food or dairy products; also one who abstains from using animal ...
veganism
noun see vegan
Vegas
geographical name Las Vegas
vegetable
I. adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Medieval Latin vegetabilis vegetative, from vegetare to grow, from Latin, to animate, from vegetus lively, from vegēre to enliven ...
vegetable ivory
noun Date: 1842 1. the hard white opaque endosperm of the ivory nut that takes a high polish and is used as a substitute for ivory 2. ivory nut
vegetable marrow
noun Date: circa 1816 chiefly British any of various smooth-skinned elongated summer squashes with creamy-white to deep green skins
vegetable oil
noun Date: 1765 an oil of plant origin; especially a fatty oil from seeds or fruits
vegetable oyster
noun Date: circa 1818 salsify
vegetable pear
noun Date: 1887 chayote
vegetable wax
noun Date: 1815 a wax of plant origin secreted commonly in thin flakes by the walls of epidermal cells
vegetably
adverb or adjective Date: 1651 in the manner of or like a vegetable
vegetal
adjective Etymology: Medieval Latin vegetare to grow Date: 15th century 1. vegetable 2. vegetative 3. of or relating to the vegetal pole of an egg or to that part of an ...
vegetal pole
noun Date: 1896 the point on the surface of an egg that is diametrically opposite to the animal pole and usually marks the center of the protoplasm containing more yolk — ...
vegetarian
I. noun Etymology: 2vegetable + -arian Date: 1839 1. one who believes in or practices vegetarianism 2. herbivore II. adjective Date: 1849 1. of or relating to ...
vegetarianism
noun Date: circa 1851 the theory or practice of living on a vegetarian diet
vegetate
verb (-tated; -tating) Etymology: Medieval Latin vegetatus, past participle of vegetare to grow Date: 1605 intransitive verb 1. a. to grow in the manner of a plant; ...
vegetation
noun Date: 1564 1. the act or process of vegetating 2. inert existence 3. plant life or total plant cover (as of an area) 4. an abnormal growth upon a body part • ...
vegetational
adjective see vegetation
vegetative
adjective Date: 14th century 1. a. (1) growing or having the power of growing (2) of, relating to, or engaged in nutritive and growth functions as contrasted with ...
vegetatively
adverb see vegetative
vegetativeness
noun see vegetative
vegete
adjective Etymology: Latin vegetus — more at vegetable Date: 1639 archaic lively, healthy
veggie
also vegie noun Etymology: by shortening & alteration Date: 1955 1. vegetable 2. slang vegetarian
veggie burger
noun Date: 1972 a patty chiefly of vegetable-derived protein used as a meat substitute; also a sandwich containing such a patty
vegie
noun see veggie
vehemence
noun Date: 15th century the quality or state of being vehement ; intensity
vehement
adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Middle French, from Latin vehement-, vehemens, vement-, vemens Date: 15th century marked by forceful energy ; powerful : as a. ...
vehemently
adverb see vehement
vehicle
noun Etymology: French véhicule, from Latin vehiculum carriage, conveyance, from vehere to carry — more at way Date: 1612 1. a. an inert medium (as a syrup) in which a ...
vehicular
adjective Date: 1616 1. a. of, relating to, or designed for vehicles and especially motor vehicles b. transported by vehicle c. caused by or resulting from the ...
Veii
geographical name ancient city of Etruria in central Italy NNW of Rome
veil
I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo-French veil, veille, from Latin vela, plural of velum sail, awning, curtain Date: 13th century 1. a. a length of cloth worn ...
veiled
adjective Date: 14th century 1. a. having or wearing a veil or a concealing cover b. characterized by a softening tonal distortion 2. obscured as if by a veil ; ...
veiling
noun Date: 13th century 1. any of various light sheer fabrics 2. veil
vein
I. noun Etymology: Middle English veine, from Anglo-French, from Latin vena Date: 14th century 1. a. a narrow water channel in rock or earth or in ice b. (1) lode ...
veinal
adjective see vein I
veined
adjective Date: circa 1529 patterned with or as if with veins ; having venation ; streaked
veiner
noun Date: 1895 a small V gouge used in wood carving
veining
noun Date: 1826 a pattern of veins ; venation
veinlet
noun Date: 1831 a small vein
veiny
adjective Date: 1611 full of veins ; noticeably veined
Vejle
geographical name city & port Denmark population 50,879
vel
abbreviation velocity
velamen
noun (plural velamina) Etymology: New Latin, from Latin, covering, from velare to cover, from velum curtain Date: 1882 the thick corky epidermis of aerial roots of an ...
velar
adjective Etymology: New Latin velaris, from velum Date: 1876 1. formed with the back of the tongue touching or near the soft palate 2. of, forming, or relating to a ...
velarium
noun (plural velaria) Etymology: Latin, from velum curtain Date: 1834 an awning over an ancient Roman theater or amphitheater
velarization
noun Date: 1915 1. the quality or state of being velarized 2. an act or instance of velarizing
velarize
transitive verb (-ized; -izing) Date: 1915 to modify (as the \l\ of \ˈpül\ pool) by a simultaneous velar articulation
Velázquez
biographical name Diego Rodríguez de Silva 1599-1660 Spanish painter
Velbert
geographical name city W Germany in North Rhine-Westphalia in Ruhr valley NE of Düsseldorf population 89,347
Velcro
trademark — used for a closure consisting of a piece of fabric of small hooks that sticks to a corresponding fabric of small loops
veld
or veldt noun Etymology: Afrikaans veld, from Dutch, field; akin to Old English feld field Date: 1835 a grassland especially of southern Africa usually with scattered shrubs ...
veldt
noun see veld
veliger
noun Etymology: New Latin, from velum + -ger bearing, from gerere to bear Date: 1877 a larval mollusk in the stage when it has developed the velum
Vella Lavella
geographical name island SW Pacific in central Solomons
velleity
noun (plural -ties) Etymology: New Latin velleitas, from Latin velle to wish, will — more at will Date: 1618 1. the lowest degree of volition 2. a slight wish or ...
Vellore
geographical name city SE India in N Tamil Nadu WSW of Madras population 172,467
vellum
I. noun Etymology: Middle English velym, from Anglo-French velim, veeslin, from *veelin, adjective, of a calf, from veel calf — more at veal Date: 14th century 1. a ...
veloce
adverb or adjective Etymology: Italian, from Latin veloc-, velox Date: circa 1823 in a rapid manner — used as a direction in music
velocimeter
noun Etymology: velocity + -meter Date: 1842 a device for measuring speed (as of fluid flow or sound)
velocipede
noun Etymology: French vélocipède, from Latin veloc-, velox + ped-, pes foot — more at foot Date: 1818 a lightweight wheeled vehicle propelled by the rider: as a. ...
velociraptor
noun Etymology: New Latin, from Latin veloc-, velox + raptor plunderer, predator — more at raptor Date: 1990 any of a genus (Velociraptor) of theropod dinosaurs of the ...
velocity
noun (plural -ties) Etymology: Middle French velocité, from Latin velocitat-, velocitas, from veloc-, velox quick; probably akin to Latin vegēre to enliven — more at wake ...
velodrome
noun Etymology: French vélodrome, from vélo cycle (short for vélocipède) + -drome Date: 1895 a track designed for cycling
velour
or velours noun (plural velours) Usage: often attributive Etymology: French velours velvet, velour, from Middle French velours, velour, from Old French velous, from Old ...
velours
noun see velour
velouté
noun Etymology: French, literally, velvetiness, from Middle French velluté, from Old Occitan velut velvety, from Vulgar Latin *villutus Date: 1830 a soup or sauce made of ...
Velsen
geographical name commune W Netherlands; outer port for Amsterdam population 61,506
Veltman
biographical name Martinus J. G. 1931- Dutch physicist
velum
noun (plural vela) Etymology: New Latin, from Latin, curtain Date: 1753 1. a membrane or membranous part resembling a veil or curtain: as a. soft palate b. an annular ...
velure
noun Etymology: modification of Middle French velour Date: 1587 obsolete velvet; also a fabric resembling velvet
velvet
I. noun Etymology: Middle English veluet, velvet, from Anglo-French, from velu shaggy, soft, velvety, from Vulgar Latin *villutus, from Latin villus shaggy hair; akin to Latin ...
velvet ant
noun Date: 1748 any of various solitary usually brightly colored and hairy fossorial wasps (family Mutillidae) with the female wingless
velvet bean
noun Date: 1898 an annual legume (Mucuna deeringiana syn. Stizolobium deeringianum) grown especially in the southern United States for green manure and grazing; also its seed ...
velveteen
noun Date: 1776 1. a clothing fabric usually of cotton in twill or plain weaves made with a short close weft pile in imitation of velvet 2. plural clothes made of ...
velvetlike
adjective see velvet I
velvety
adjective Date: 1752 1. having the character of velvet as in being soft, smooth, thick, or richly hued 2. smooth to the taste ; mild
Ven
abbreviation venerable
ven-
or veni- or veno- combining form Etymology: Latin vena vein
vena
noun (plural venae) Etymology: Middle English, from Latin Date: 14th century vein
vena cava
noun (plural venae cavae) Etymology: New Latin, literally, hollow vein Date: 1598 any of the large veins by which in air-breathing vertebrates the blood is returned to the ...
vena caval
adjective see vena cava
venal
adjective Etymology: Latin venalis, from venum (accusative) sale; akin to Greek ōneisthai to buy, Sanskrit vasna price Date: 1652 1. capable of being bought or obtained for ...
venality
noun see venal
venally
adverb see venal
venation
noun Etymology: Latin vena vein Date: 1646 an arrangement or system of veins (as in the tissue of a leaf or the wing of an insect)
Vence
geographical name commune SE France W of Nice population 7332
vend
verb Etymology: Latin vendere to sell, verbt., contraction for venum dare to give for sale Date: 1651 transitive verb 1. a. to sell especially as a hawker or peddler ...
Venda
I. noun Date: 1908 a Bantu language spoken by a people of Northern province, Republic of South Africa; also a member of this people II. geographical name former black ...
vendable
adjective see vendible
vendee
noun Date: 1547 one to whom a thing is sold ; buyer
Vendée
or La Vendée geographical name region W France bordering on Bay of Biscay S of Brittany
vender
noun see vendor
vendetta
noun Etymology: Italian, literally, revenge, from Latin vindicta — more at vindictive Date: 1855 1. blood feud 2. an often prolonged series of retaliatory, vengeful, or ...
vendeuse
noun Etymology: French, feminine of vendeur salesman, from Middle French Date: 1913 a saleswoman especially in the fashion industry
vendibility
noun see vendible
vendible
also vendable adjective Date: 14th century capable of being vended ; salable • vendibility noun
vending machine
noun Date: circa 1895 a coin-operated machine for selling merchandise
Vendôme
I. biographical name Duc de 1654-1712 Louis-Joseph French soldier II. geographical name town N central France WSW of Orléans
vendor
also vender noun Etymology: Anglo-French vendur, from vendre to sell, from Latin vendere Date: 1594 1. one that vends ; seller 2. vending machine
vendue
noun Etymology: obsolete French, from Middle French, from vendre Date: 1668 a public sale at auction
veneer
I. noun Etymology: German Furnier, from furnieren to veneer, from French fournir to furnish, equip — more at furnish Date: 1702 1. a thin sheet of a material: as a. a ...
veneerer
noun see veneer II
veneering
noun Date: circa 1706 1. a veneered surface 2. material used as veneer
Veneman
biographical name Ann M. 1949- United States secretary of agriculture (2001- )
venerability
noun see venerable
venerable
adjective Date: 15th century 1. deserving to be venerated — used as a title for an Anglican archdeacon or for a Roman Catholic who has been accorded the lowest of three ...
venerableness
noun see venerable
venerably
adverb see venerable
venerate
transitive verb (-ated; -ating) Etymology: Latin veneratus, past participle of venerari, from vener-, venus love, charm — more at win Date: circa 1623 1. to regard with ...
veneration
noun Date: 15th century 1. respect or awe inspired by the dignity, wisdom, dedication, or talent of a person 2. the act of venerating 3. the condition of one that is ...
venerator
noun see venerate
venereal
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 ...
venereal disease
noun Date: 1658 a contagious disease (as gonorrhea or syphilis) that is typically acquired in sexual intercourse — compare std
venereally
adverb see venereal
venery
I. noun Etymology: Middle English venerie, from Anglo-French, from Old French vener to hunt, from Latin venari — more at venison Date: 14th century 1. the art, act, or ...
venesection
noun Etymology: New Latin venae section-, venae sectio, literally, cutting of a vein Date: 1661 phlebotomy
Veneti
noun plural Etymology: Latin Veneti Date: 1781 1. an ancient people in Gaul conquered by Julius Caesar in 56 B.C. 2. an ancient people in northeastern Italy allied ...
Venetia
or Italian Venezia geographical name 1. area NE Italy, W Slovenia, & W Croatia including territory between the lower Po & the Alps 2. Venezia Euganea • Venetian adjective
Venetian
I. adjective see Venetia II. adjective or noun see Venice
venetian blind
noun Etymology: Venetian of Venice, Italy Date: 1770 a blind (as for a window) having numerous horizontal slats that may be set simultaneously at any of several angles so as ...
venetian glass
noun Usage: often capitalized V Date: circa 1845 often colored glassware made at Murano near Venice of a soda-lime metal and typically elaborately decorated (as with gilt, ...
Venetian red
noun Date: 1753 an earthy hematite used as a pigment; also a synthetic iron oxide pigment
Venetic
noun Etymology: Latin veneticus of the Veneti, from Veneti Date: 1902 the language of the ancient Veneti of Italy — see Indo-European languages table • Venetic ...
Veneto
geographical name region NE Italy comprising most of Venezia Euganea capital Venice area 7096 square miles (18,379 square kilometers), population 4,385,023
Venezia
I. geographical name see Venetia II. geographical name see Venice
Venezia Euganea
geographical name the S portion of Venetia
Venezia Giulia
geographical name the E portion of Venetia including Julian Alps & Istria; now mainly in Slovenia & Croatia
Venezia Tridentina
geographical name the NW portion of Venetia N of Lake Garda; included in Trentino-Alto Adige region
Venezuela
geographical name country N South America; a republic capital Caracas area 352,143 square miles (912,050 square kilometers), population 20,609,000 • Venezuelan adjective or ...
Venezuela, Gulf of
geographical name inlet of the Caribbean NW Venezuela N of Lake Maracaibo
Venezuelan
adjective or noun see Venezuela
venge
transitive verb (venged; venging) Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo-French venger Date: 14th century archaic avenge
vengeance
noun Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo-French, from venger to avenge, from Latin vindicare to lay claim to, avenge — more at vindicate Date: 14th century punishment ...
vengeful
adjective Etymology: obsolete English venge revenge Date: circa 1586 revengeful: as a. seeking to avenge b. serving to gain vengeance • vengefully adverb • ...
vengefully
adverb see vengeful
vengefulness
noun see vengeful
veni, vidi, vici
foreign term Etymology: Latin I came, I saw, I conquered
veni-
or veno- — see ven-
venial
adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Middle French veniel, from Late Latin venialis, from Latin venia favor, indulgence, pardon; akin to Latin venus love, charm — more at ...
venial sin
noun Date: 14th century 1. a sin that is relatively slight or that is committed without full reflection or consent and so according to Thomist theology does not deprive the ...
venially
adverb see venial
venialness
noun see venial
Venice
or Italian Venezia or Latin Venetia geographical name city & port NE Italy capital of Veneto, on islands in Lagoon of Venice (inlet of Gulf of Venice) population 308,717 ...
Venice, Gulf of
geographical name arm of the Adriatic between Po Delta & Istria
venipuncture
noun Date: circa 1903 surgical puncture of a vein especially for the withdrawal of blood or for intravenous medication
venire
noun Etymology: venire facias Date: 1807 an entire panel from which a jury is drawn
venire facias
noun Etymology: Middle English, from Medieval Latin, you should cause to come Date: 15th century a judicial writ directing the sheriff to summon a specified number of ...
venireman
noun Date: 1776 a member of a venire
venison
noun (plural venisons; also venison) Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo-French veneisun game, venison, from Latin venation-, venatio hunting, from venari to hunt, pursue; ...
Venite
noun Etymology: Middle English, from Latin, O come, from venire to come; from the opening word of Psalms 95:1 — more at come Date: 13th century a liturgical chant composed ...
Venizélos
biographical name Eleuthérios 1864-1936 Greek statesman
Venlo
or Venloo geographical name commune SE Netherlands on Maas (Meuse) River near German border population 64,890
Venloo
geographical name see Venlo
Venn diagram
noun Etymology: John Venn died 1923 English logician Date: 1918 a graph that employs closed curves and especially circles to represent logical relations between and ...
veno-
I. combining form see ven- II. see veni-
venography
noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: 1935 radiography of a vein after injection of an opaque substance
venom
I. noun Etymology: Middle English venim, from Anglo-French, from Vulgar Latin *venimen, alteration of Latin venenum magic charm, drug, poison; akin to Latin venus love, charm ...
venomous
adjective Date: 14th century 1. full of venom: as a. poisonous, envenomed b. noxious, pernicious c. spiteful, malevolent 2. having a venom-producing gland and ...
venomously
adverb see venomous
venomousness
noun see venomous
venous
adjective Etymology: Latin venosus, from vena vein Date: 1626 1. of, relating to, or full of veins 2. of blood having passed through the capillaries and given up oxygen ...
venously
adverb see venous
vent
I. verb Etymology: Middle English, in part from 2vent, in part short for aventen to release (air), from Anglo-French aventer, alteration of Old French esventer to air, from es- ...
Venta
geographical name river 217 miles (349 kilometers) in Lithuania & Latvia flowing into the Baltic
ventage
noun Date: 1602 a small hole (as a flute stop)
ventail
noun Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo-French ventaille, from venter to blow, exhale, from vent wind Date: 14th century the lower movable front of a medieval helmet
venter
noun Etymology: Anglo-French ventre belly, womb, mother, from Latin, belly, womb; perhaps akin to Old High German wanast paunch, Latin vesica bladder, Sanskrit vasti Date: ...
Venter
biographical name John Craig 1946- American geneticist
ventifact
noun Etymology: Latin ventus + English artifact Date: 1911 a stone worn, polished, or faceted by windblown sand
ventilate
transitive verb (-lated; -lating) Etymology: Middle English, discussed, aired, from Late Latin ventilatus, past participle of ventilare, from Latin, to fan, winnow, from ventus ...
ventilation
noun Date: 1519 1. the act or process of ventilating 2. a. circulation of air b. the circulation and exchange of gases in the lungs or gills that is basic to ...
ventilator
noun Date: 1743 one that ventilates: as a. a contrivance for introducing fresh air or expelling foul or stagnant air b. respirator 2
ventilatory
adjective Date: 1850 of, relating to, or provided with ventilation
Ventimiglia
geographical name commune NW Italy on Ligurian Sea W of San Remo near Menton, France population 25,221
ventless
I. adjective see vent II II. adjective see vent III
ventr-
or ventro- combining form Etymology: Latin ventr-, venter belly ventral and
ventral
I. adjective Etymology: French, from Latin ventralis, from ventr-, venter Date: 1739 1. a. of or relating to the belly ; abdominal b. being or located near or on the ...
ventral root
noun Date: circa 1923 the one of the two roots of a spinal nerve that passes ventrally from the spinal cord and consists of motor fibers — compare dorsal root
ventrally
adverb see ventral I
ventre à terre
foreign term Etymology: French belly to the ground ; at very great speed
ventricle
noun Etymology: Middle English, from Latin ventriculus, from diminutive of ventr-, venter belly Date: 14th century a cavity of a bodily part or organ: as a. a chamber of ...
ventricose
adjective Etymology: New Latin ventricosus, from Latin ventr-, venter + -icosus (as in varicosus varicose) Date: 1756 markedly swollen, distended, or inflated especially ...
ventricular
adjective Date: 1838 of, relating to, or being a ventricle
ventricular assist device
noun Date: 1970 a device implanted in the chest or upper abdomen to assist a damaged or weakened heart in pumping blood
ventriculus
noun (plural ventriculi) Etymology: New Latin, from Latin, diminutive of venter Date: 1693 a digestive cavity (as a gizzard or stomach)
ventriloquial
adjective see ventriloquism
ventriloquially
adverb see ventriloquism
ventriloquism
noun Etymology: Late Latin ventriloquus ventriloquist, from Latin ventr-, venter + loqui to speak; from the belief that the voice is produced from the ventriloquist's stomach ...
ventriloquist
noun Date: circa 1656 one who uses or is skilled in ventriloquism; especially one who provides entertainment by using ventriloquism to carry on an apparent conversation ...
ventriloquistic
adjective see ventriloquist
ventriloquize
verb (-quized; -quizing) Date: 1844 intransitive verb to use ventriloquism transitive verb to utter in the manner of a ventriloquist
ventriloquy
noun Date: 1584 ventriloquism 1
ventro-
combining form see ventr-
ventrolateral
adjective Date: circa 1836 ventral and lateral
ventromedial
adjective Date: 1908 ventral and medial
Ventspils
or German Windau geographical name city & port Latvia at mouth of the Venta population 50,400
Ventura
or officially San Buenaventura geographical name city & port SW California on Santa Barbara Channel ESE of Santa Barbara population 100,916
venture
I. verb (ventured; venturing) Etymology: Middle English venteren, by shortening & alteration from aventuren, from aventure adventure Date: 15th century transitive verb 1. ...
venture capital
noun Date: 1943 capital (as retained corporate earnings or individual savings) invested or available for investment in the ownership element of new or fresh enterprise — ...
venture capitalism
noun see venture capital
venture capitalist
noun see venture capital
venturer
noun see venture I
venturesome
adjective Date: 1661 1. involving risk ; hazardous 2. inclined to court or incur risk or danger ; daring Synonyms: see adventurous • venturesomely adverb • ...
venturesomely
adverb see venturesome
venturesomeness
noun see venturesome
venturi
noun Etymology: G. B. Venturi died 1822 Italian physicist Date: 1887 a short tube with a tapering construction in the middle that causes an increase in the velocity of flow ...
Venturi
biographical name Robert Charles 1925- American architect
venturous
adjective Date: 1565 venturesome • venturously adverb • venturousness noun
venturously
adverb see venturous
venturousness
noun see venturous
venue
noun Etymology: Anglo-French, alteration (influenced by venue arrival, attendance) of vinné, visné, literally, neighborhood, neighbors, from Vulgar Latin *vicinatus, ...
Venue, Ben
geographical name — see Ben Venue
venule
noun Etymology: Latin venula, diminutive of vena vein Date: circa 1850 a small vein; especially any of the minute veins connecting the capillaries with the larger systemic ...
Venus
noun Etymology: Middle English, from Latin Vener-, Venus Date: before 12th century 1. the Roman goddess of love and beauty — compare Aphrodite 2. the planet second in ...
Venus flower basket
noun see Venus's flower-basket
Venus flytrap
noun Date: 1930 an insectivorous plant (Dionaea muscipula) of the sundew family of the Carolina coast with the leaf apex modified into an insect trap — called also ...
Venus's flower-basket
noun Date: 1872 any of several glass sponges (genus Euplectella) of the western Pacific and Indian oceans — called also Venus flower basket
Venus's-flytrap
noun see Venus flytrap
Venus-hair
noun Date: 1548 a delicate maidenhair fern (Adiantum capillus-veneris) that grows chiefly on wet calcareous rocks
Venusberg
noun a mountain in central Germany containing a cavern where in medieval legend Venus held court
Venusian
adjective Date: 1874 of or relating to the planet Venus
veracious
adjective Etymology: Latin verac-, verax — more at very Date: circa 1677 1. truthful, honest 2. marked by truth ; accurate • veraciously adverb • veraciousness noun
veraciously
adverb see veracious
veraciousness
noun see veracious
veracity
noun (plural -ties) Date: circa 1623 1. devotion to the truth ; truthfulness 2. power of conveying or perceiving truth 3. conformity with truth or fact ; accuracy 4. ...
Veracruz
geographical name 1. state E Mexico capital Jalapa area 28,114 square miles (72,815 square kilometers), population 6,228,239 2. city & port E Mexico in Veracruz state on Gulf ...
veranda
or verandah noun Etymology: Hindi & Urdu varaṇḍā Date: 1711 a usually roofed open gallery or portico attached to the exterior of a building
verandaed
also verandahed adjective Date: circa 1818 having a veranda
verandah
noun see veranda
verandahed
adjective see verandaed
verapamil
noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary valeric (acid) + -apam- (probably alteration of amino + propyl) + nitrile Date: 1967 a calcium channel blocker C27H38N2O4 ...
veratridine
noun Etymology: veratrine + -idine Date: 1907 a poisonous alkaloid C36H51NO11 occurring especially in sabadilla seed
veratrine
noun Etymology: New Latin veratrina, from Veratrum, genus of herbs Date: 1822 a poisonous irritant mixture of alkaloids from sabadilla seed that has been used as a ...
veratrum
noun Etymology: New Latin, genus name, from Latin, hellebore Date: 1577 hellebore 2
verb
noun Etymology: Middle English verbe, from Anglo-French, from Latin verbum word, verb — more at word Date: 14th century a word that characteristically is the grammatical ...
verb sap
Date: 1841 verbum sap
verbal
I. adjective Etymology: Middle English verbale, from Late Latin verbalis, from Latin verbum word Date: 15th century 1. a. of, relating to, or consisting of words b. ...

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