ventage

noun
vent·​age | \ ˈven-tij How to pronounce ventage (audio) \

Definition of ventage

: a small hole (such as a flute stop)

First Known Use of ventage

1602, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for ventage

vent entry 2 + -age

Learn More About ventage

Time Traveler for ventage

Time Traveler

The first known use of ventage was in 1602

See more words from the same year

Dictionary Entries Near ventage

Venta

ventage

ventail

See More Nearby Entries 

Statistics for ventage

Cite this Entry

“Ventage.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ventage. Accessed 12 Aug. 2022.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

The Great British Vocabulary Quiz

  • union jack speech bubble
  • Named after Sir Robert Peel, what are British police called?
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Universal Daily Crossword

A daily challenge for crossword fanatics.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!