Archaic The flesh of a game animal used as food.(noun)
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Use "venison" in a sentence
"The fat in venison is mostly subcutaneous, not marbled in like beef, so seasoning it has no effect other than spoiling the fat and tainting the meat."
"Please note that the CDC did NOT say that lead in venison is not a problem."
"At least theres nothing cute about the word venison."