venter


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Venter \Vent"er\, n.
   One who vents; one who utters, reports, or publishes. [R.]
   --Barrow.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Venter \Vent"er\, n. [L.]
   1. (Anat.)
      (a) The belly; the abdomen; -- sometimes applied to any
          large cavity containing viscera.
      (b) The uterus, or womb.
      (c) A belly, or protuberant part; a broad surface; as, the
          venter of a muscle; the venter, or anterior surface,
          of the scapula.
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   2. (Zool.) The lower part of the abdomen in insects.
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   3. (Rom. & O. E. Law) A pregnant woman; a mother; as, A has a
      son B by one venter, and a daughter C by another venter;
      children by different venters.
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