Abdominous Ab*dom"i*nous, a. Having a protuberant belly; pot-bellied. [1913 Webster]

Gorgonius sits, abdominous and wan, Like a fat squab upon a Chinese fan. --Cowper. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.


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