- the abdomen or belly.
- a bellylike cavity or concavity.
- a bellylike protuberance.
Origin of venter
Related Words for ventertummy, belly, gut, midsection, midriff, tank, abdomen, insides, pelvis, innards, guts, paunch, corporation, potbelly, middle, viscera, bowels, pot, intestines, breadbasket
Examples from the Web for venter
Historical Examples of venter
Cryptogastra: with the venter or belly covered or concealed.Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology
John. B. Smith
And in the venter, water cushions must be constructed to relieve the pressure of the air.Ten Books on Architecture
"The Captain came last night with Venter," she whispered hurriedly.The Petticoat Commando
The greatest part of the estate was settled on the issue by the 2d venter, viz.Brief Lives (Vol. 1 of 2)
Peritreme on the venter, longer; body not distinctly constricted.Handbook of Medical Entomology
William Albert Riley
- the belly or abdomen of vertebrates
- a protuberant structure or part, such as the belly of a muscle