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A Grammatical Dictionary of Botanical Latin

 
Belly; a curving or protuberance, belly; alvus,-i (s.m.II), abl. sg. alvo: the stomach, digestive organs; the womb; the bowels, belly; ventral surface: venter,-tris (s.m.III, drop the -e before -r when declining), gen.sing. ventris, abl. sing. ventre, nom. & acc. pl. ventres, gen. pl. ventrum, abl. pl. ventribus; Greek synonym, see gaster.

NOTE: this is not the stomach, an internal organ; see stomach.

Marmota flaviventris, Yellow-bellied Marmot, the yellowish belly of this animal contrasts with the yellow-brown of the upperside of its body.
Belly, the stomach: ventriculus,-i (s.m.II), abl. sg. ventriculo; also a ventricle, as of the heart; see abdomen, alvus,-i (s.m.II), stomach, venter.
big bellied, having a large belly, pot-bellied: ventricosus,-a,-um (adj.A).



bellying outwards: ventruosus,-a,-um (adj.A), ventrosus,-a,-um (adj.A).
of or pertaining to the belly, stomach: ventriculosus,-a,-um (adj.A).

 

A work in progress, presently with preliminary A through R, and S, and with S (in part) through Z essentially completed.
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