Definitions for venterˈvɛn tər

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ven•terˈvɛn tər(n.)

  1. Anat., Zool. the abdomen or belly. a bellylike cavity. a bellylike protuberance.

    Category: Anatomy, Zoology

  2. Law. the womb. a wife as a source of offspring.

    Category: Law

Origin of venter:

1535–45; < L: belly, womb

Princeton's WordNet

  1. venter(noun)

    a speaker who expresses or gives vent to a personal opinion or grievance

  2. abdomen, venter, stomach, belly(noun)

    the region of the body of a vertebrate between the thorax and the pelvis

  3. venter(noun)

    the womb

    "`in venter' is legal terminology for `conceived but not yet born'"

  4. venter(noun)

    a bulging body part (as the belly of a muscle)

Webster Dictionary

  1. Venter(noun)

    one who vents; one who utters, reports, or publishes

  2. Venter(noun)

    the belly; the abdomen; -- sometimes applied to any large cavity containing viscera

  3. Venter(noun)

    the uterus, or womb

  4. Venter(noun)

    a belly, or protuberant part; a broad surface; as, the venter of a muscle; the venter, or anterior surface, of the scapula

  5. Venter(noun)

    the lower part of the abdomen in insects

  6. Venter(noun)

    a pregnant woman; a mother; as, A has a son B by one venter, and a daughter C by another venter; children by different venters


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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

pedlar(noun)

a person who peddles

I bought it from a pedlar.

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