Venom-duct

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Venom-duct in a poisonous animal, the duct conveying venom from the sac or gland where it is secreted to the tooth or venom-fang whence it is discharged
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr. venin (It. veneno)—L. venenum.

Usage

In literature:

The venom of the spider is not a fable; spiders have poison-glands with ducts which open on the tops of the chelicerae.
"Stories of the Universe: Animal Life" by B. Lindsay
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