-ətənt also -ətᵊnt
: having a large belly
also : gluttonous

Word History


French, from ventri- (from Latin, from ventr-, venter abdomen) + Latin potent-, potens, present participle of (assumed) Old Latin potēre to be powerful

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“Ventripotent.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 May. 2024.

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