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alvine

[al-vin, -vahyn] /ˈæl vɪn, -vaɪn/
adjective, Medicine/Medical Obsolete.
1.
of or relating to the belly; intestinal.
Origin of alvine
1745-1755
1745-55; < Latin alvīnus, equivalent to alv(us) belly + -īnus -ine1
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alvine

/ˈælvɪn; -vaɪn/
adjective
1.
(obsolete) of or relating to the intestines or belly
Word Origin
C18: from Latin alvus belly
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