[ ven-tris ]
/ ˈvɛn trɪs /
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Michael George Francis, 1922–56, English architect and linguist.
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How to use Ventris in a sentence
Ob humida namque nutrimenta, immoderatum ventris fluxum vix in primis ullus evadit.A History of Epidemics in Britain (Volume I of II)|Charles Creighton
Ave Maria,” said the other, “gratia plena et benedictus fructus ventris tui Jesu.The Legend of Ulenspiegel|Charles de Coster
I found out indeed this much about her ostensible state, that she was the wife of a cab-driver whose name was Ventris.
If Quidnunc and Mrs. Ventris were not under our law, neither are the sun, moon and stars, neither are the apes and peacocks.
Mrs. Ventris was a puzzle to me for a good many years—in fact until Despoina explained to me many things.
British Dictionary definitions for Ventris
/ (ˈvɛntrɪs) /
Michael George Francis. 1922–56, English architect and scholar, who deciphered the Linear B script, identifying it as an early form of Mycenaean Greek
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