[ pot-bel-ee ]
/ ˈpɒtˌbɛl i /
noun, plural pot·bel·lies.
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Related formspot·bel·lied, adjective
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Ventrosity, ven-tros′i-ti, n. the state of having a pot-belly.
British Dictionary definitions for pot-belly
/ (ˈpɒtˌbɛlɪ) /
noun plural -lies
a protruding or distended belly
a person having such a belly
US and Canadian a small bulbous stove in which wood or coal is burned
Derived Formspotbellied, adjective
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Medicine definitions for pot-belly
[ pŏt′bĕl′ē ]
A protruding abdominal region.
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