abdominous

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin abdomin- (abdomen) + -ous

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Adjective[edit]

abdominous (comparative more abdominous, superlative most abdominous)

  1. Having a protuberant belly; potbellied. [Mid 17th century.][1]
    • Gorgonius sits, abdominous and wan, Like a fat squab upon a Chinese fan - William Cowper

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Lesley Brown (editor), The Shorter Oxford English Dictionary, 5th edition (Oxford University Press, 2003 [1933], ISBN 978-0-19-860575-7), page 3