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Definition of "flatulency" [flatulency]

  • Flatulence. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "flatulency" in a sentence
  • "It is eaten as a dainty; and is believed to be a remedy for flatulency, of which many people here complain."
  • "The Arabs eat little fruit except grapes; they say it produces bile, and occasions flatulency, in which they are probably not mistaken."
  • "Among them there is never gout in the hands or feet, nor catarrh, nor sciatica, nor grievous colics, nor flatulency, nor hard breathing."