Vent"er (?), n.

One who vents; one who utters, reports, or publishes.

[R.]

Barrow.

 

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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.

2. Zool.

The lower part of the abdomen in insects.

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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