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 History of this Word

"vene" is from "venenum" (poison) spoken by ancient people in central Italy around 700 B.C.

Notes

In this sense, it is a word added to another word to form a new word.

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grammar is modifier

"vene-" is a type of prefix

Definition

A prefix added to the start of a word. Indicates that "poison" modifies the word. Created to expand meanings. Can be used with many words to form new words.

Examples of how the word is used

vene- illustration His name remained attached for some decades to come to a large black species of fly which possessed a painful and occasionally veneniferous bite.
vene- illustration He listened to Grady go on about the veneficious flu between coughing fits that poor Mariana was having.