noun Date: 1696 1. an enlarged, swollen, or protruding abdomen 2. potbellied stove

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  • potbelly — [pät′bel΄ē] n. pl. potbellies a protruding belly …   English World dictionary

  • potbelly — potbellied, adj. /pot bel ee/, n., pl. potbellies. 1. a distended or protuberant belly. 2. See potbelly stove. 3. See potbelly wood. [1705 15; POT1 + BELLY] * * * …   Universalium

  • potbelly — UK [ˈpɒtˌbelɪ] / US [ˈpɑtˌbelɪ] noun [countable] Word forms potbelly : singular potbelly plural potbellies a large stomach that sticks out …   English dictionary

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  • potbelly — pot·bel·ly pät .bel ē n, pl lies an enlarged, swollen, or protruding abdomen also a condition characterized by such an abdomen that is symptomatic of disease or malnourishment …   Medical dictionary

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