underbelly

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underbelly ‎(plural underbellies)

  1. The underside of an animal.
    We identified the species of the snake by its blue-grey underbelly.
  2. (figuratively) The side which is not normally seen.
    The area by the canal is the underbelly of town - not something you'd see in the guidebooks.

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