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venter Line breaks: ven¦ter
Pronunciation: /ˈvɛntə/

Definition of venter in English:


The underside or abdomen of an animal.
Example sentences
  • When breeding, some Scutiger males exude nuptial excrescences on their venters.
  • Body colors are mostly gray or brown; pink fairy armadillos have a pinkish shell and pure white, dense fur on their sides and venters.
  • Glass frogs are so named for the transparent skin on their venters, which allows for the observation of their viscera.


Early 18th century: from Latin, literally 'belly'.

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