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Flatulent


FLAT'ULENT, adjective [Latin flatulentus, flatus, from flo, to blow.]

1. Windy; affected with air generated in the stomach and intestines.

2. Turgid with air; windy; as a flatulent tumor.

3. Generating or apt to a generate wind in the stomach. Pease are a flatulent vegetable.

4. Empty; vain; big without substance or reality; puffy; as a flatulent writer; flatulent vanity.