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Meaning of VENTOSE

Pronunciation:  vâng'towz

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  sixth month of the Revolutionary calendar (February and March); the windy month
 

VENTOSE is a 7 letter word that starts with V.

 

 See Also: Revolutionary calendar, Revolutionary calendar month

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Ven*tose"\, n.
    A ventouse. [Obs.] --Holland.
    
    
  2. \Ven*tose"\, a. [L. ventosus windy. See {Ventilate}.]
    Windy; flatulent. --Richardson (Dict.).
    
    
  3. \Ven`tose"\, n. [F. vent[^o]se. See {Ventose}, a.]
    The sixth month of the calendar adopted by the first French
    republic. It began February 19, and ended March 20. See
    {Vend?miaire}.
    
    
 

 

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