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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [ven-ter]
    • /ˈvɛn tər/
    • /ˈventə/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [ven-ter]
    • /ˈvɛn tər/

Definitions of venter word

  • noun venter Anatomy, Zoology. the abdomen or belly. a bellylike cavity or concavity. a bellylike protuberance. 1
  • noun venter Law. the womb, or a wife or mother, as a source of offspring. 1
  • noun venter the belly or abdomen of vertebrates 0
  • noun venter a protuberant structure or part, such as the belly of a muscle 0
  • noun venter the swollen basal region of an archegonium, containing the developing ovum 0
  • noun venter the womb 0

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Origin of venter

First appearance:

before 1535
One of the 29% oldest English words
First recorded in 1535-45, venter is from the Latin word venter belly, womb

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Parts of speech for Venter


venter popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 74% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
This word is included in each student's vocabulary. Most likely there is at least one movie with this word in the title.

venter usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for venter

noun venter

  • abdomen — Your abdomen is the part of your body below your chest where your stomach and intestines are.
  • beer belly — If a man has a beer belly, he has a fat stomach because of drinking too much beer.
  • belly — The belly of a person or animal is their stomach or abdomen. In British English, this is an informal or literary use.
  • breadbasket — a basket for carrying bread or rolls
  • duodenum — the first portion of the small intestine, from the stomach to the jejunum.

Top questions with venter

  • dr j craig venter and his team synthetically created what?
  • what company did venter create?

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