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Sunday, December 27, 2015

Definitions for abdominous

  1. having a large belly; potbellied.

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Citations for abdominous
On the cabin deck stood an abdominous man who possessed the foggy voice. T. S. Stribling, The Store, 1932
Pell, a graying, abdominous man with Groucho Marx eyebrows, chewed gum and continually took off and put on his spectacles. William Least Heat-Moon, Blue Highways, 1982
Origin of abdominous
Abdominous can be traced to the Latin abdōmen, meaning "belly." The suffix -ous is used to form adjectives that have the general sense “possessing, full of” a given quality.