Full record for Venerian n.

Definition the language of Venusians
OED requirements antedating 1948
Earliest cite R. A. Heinlein 'Space Cadet'
Comment Mike Christie has submitted a cite from a 1973 reprint of Heinlein's "Space Cadet", which was verified by Rick Hauptmann in the 1948 first edition.

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Citations for Venerian n.

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1930 J. W. Campbell in Amazing Stories Nov. 721/2 They reached a large room, where already there had gathered in the semicircle of seats a hundred or so seven-foot Venerians.
1930 O. Stapledon Last & First Men 265 Evidently the marine Venerians resented the steady depletion of their aqueous world, and were determined to stop it.
1930 J. W. Campbell in Amazing Stories Q. Fall 505/1 There were six of them, tall men, about seven feet high, and they walked with the rather labored step of a Venerean, although they weren't Venereans, for their skin and flesh was a strange white, which looked like raw dough.
1931 E. E. Smith Spacehounds of IPC in Amazing Stories July 305/2 They're highly intelligent creatures and are in all probability neither Martians nor Venerians.
1948 R. A. Heinlein Space Cadet 75 I'll put you down for Venerian, Martian, and Venus trade talk.
1948 R. A. Heinlein Space Cadet 233 Oscar swore softly in Venerian. ‘They can do anything!’
1948 R. A. Heinlein Space Cadet 183 His first impression was a crowd of Venerians surrounding the pool.
1948 R. A. Heinlein Space Cadet 181 A triangular head, large as a collie's, broke water about ten feet from them. Tex jumped. The Venerian regarded him with shiny, curious eyes.
1950 R. Heinlein Farmer in Sky (1975) xx. 216 The Venerians don't use pictures, nor the Martians.
1956 R. A. Heinlein Double Star (1957) 127, I was knocked out the first time when we finally put the eetees—Venerians and Martians and Outer Jovians—into the Grand Assembly. But the nonhuman peoples are still there and I came back.