Definition of venter in English:

venter

noun

Zoology
  • The underside or abdomen of an animal.

    • ‘Body colors are mostly gray or brown; pink fairy armadillos have a pinkish shell and pure white, dense fur on their sides and venters.’
    • ‘Reticulate ornamentation extends from venter to umbilical wall.’
    • ‘Glass frogs are so named for the transparent skin on their venters, which allows for the observation of their viscera.’
    • ‘The conch is thickly discoidal, with broadly convex sides and rounded venter with rounded ventral shoulders.’
    • ‘When breeding, some Scutiger males exude nuptial excrescences on their venters.’

Origin

Early 18th century: from Latin, literally belly.

Pronunciation:

venter

/ˈvɛntə/