- Venefica sorceress
A Venefica was a Roman
sorceresswho used drugs, potions, and poisonfor several reasons. "Venefica" means "a female who poisons" in Latin.
* [http://www.witchvox.com/va/dt_va.html?a=cabc&c=whs&id=8559 Witchvox article with section on Venefica]
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Sorceress — A sorceress is a woman who practices sorcery, the female counterpart to a sorcerer. This word is a synonym for witch. There are several kinds: * A Venefica sorceress was a Roman woman who used drugs, potions, and poison * In fiction and myth, a… … Wikipedia