ETYM Old Eng. bali, bely, AS. belg, baelg, baelig, bag, bellows, belly; akin to Icel. belgr bag, bellows, Swed. bälg, Dan. baelg, Dutch and German balg, cf. W. bol the paunch or belly, dim. boly, Irish bolg. Related to Bellows, Follicle, Fool, Bilge.
1. A protruding abdomen; SYN. paunch.
2. The underpart of the body of certain vertebrates such as snakes or fish.
Sinonimi: belly out
To swell out or bulge out; SYN. belly out.