What does paunch mean?

Definitions for paunch
pɔntʃ, pɑntʃpaunch

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. belly, paunchnoun

    a protruding abdomen

GCIDE

  1. Paunchnoun

    A noticeably protruding belly; a potbelly.

    Etymology: [OF. panch, pance, F. panse, L. pantex, panticis.]

Wiktionary

  1. paunchnoun

    The first stomach of ruminant, the rumen.

    Etymology: From the French pance from pancier meaning breastplate as worn by the Black Rider(s) or Polish Pan Czerny of late medieval Poland.

  2. paunchnoun

    The abdomen or belly of a human or animal, especially a large, protruding one.

    Etymology: From the French pance from pancier meaning breastplate as worn by the Black Rider(s) or Polish Pan Czerny of late medieval Poland.

  3. paunchverb

    To remove the internal organs of a ruminant, such as a hare or rabbit prior to eating.

    Etymology: From the French pance from pancier meaning breastplate as worn by the Black Rider(s) or Polish Pan Czerny of late medieval Poland.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Paunchnoun

    the belly and its contents; the abdomen; also, the first stomach, or rumen, of ruminants. See Rumen

    Etymology: [OF. panch, pance, F. panse, L. pantex, panticis.]

  2. Paunchnoun

    a paunch mat; -- called also panch

    Etymology: [OF. panch, pance, F. panse, L. pantex, panticis.]

  3. Paunchnoun

    the thickened rim of a bell, struck by the clapper

    Etymology: [OF. panch, pance, F. panse, L. pantex, panticis.]

  4. Paunchverb

    to pierce or rip the belly of; to eviscerate; to disembowel

    Etymology: [OF. panch, pance, F. panse, L. pantex, panticis.]

  5. Paunchverb

    to stuff with food

    Etymology: [OF. panch, pance, F. panse, L. pantex, panticis.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Paunch

    pawnsh, or pänsh, n. the belly: the first and largest stomach of a ruminant.—v.t. to eviscerate.—adj. Paunch′y, big-bellied. [O. Fr. panche (Fr. panse)—L. pantex, panticis.]

Entomology

  1. Paunch

    a crop-like accessory pouch in some Mallophaga: any pouch-like appendage of the alimentary canal.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of paunch in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of paunch in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of paunch in a Sentence

  1. Saint Jerome:

    A fat paunch never breeds fine thoughts.

Images & Illustrations of paunch

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