Etymology
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flatulent (adj.)

"affected by digestive gas," 1590s, from French flatulent (16c.), from Modern Latin flatulentus, from Latin flatus "a blowing, breathing, snorting; a breaking wind," past participle of flare "to blow, puff," from PIE root *bhle- "to blow."

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flatulence (n.)

1711, from French flatulence, from flatulent (see flatulent). Flatulency is from 1650s.

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