What does ventricose mean?

Definitions for ventricose
ˈvɛn trɪˌkoʊsven·tri·cose

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. ventricose, ventricousadjective

    having a swelling on one side

    "the ventricose gullet of an insect"


  1. ventricoseadjective


  2. ventricoseadjective

    A structure which is broadest in the middle and tapers toward the ends


  1. Ventricose

    Ventricose is an adjective describing the condition of a mushroom, gastropod or plant that it is "swollen, distended, or inflated especially on one side".


  1. ventricose

    Ventricose refers to something that is swollen or inflated, particularly on one side. It is often used in botany to describe the shape of certain plant structures.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Ventricoseadjective

    alt. of Ventricous


  1. Ventricose

    with a big belly: distended; inflated.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of ventricose in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of ventricose in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4


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    the domain ruled by an emperor or empress; the region over which imperial dominion is exercised
    • A. perusal
    • B. rapture
    • C. contribution
    • D. empire

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