Etymology
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flatulence (n.)

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

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Definitions of flatulence

flatulence (n.)
a state of excessive gas in the alimentary canal;
Synonyms: flatulency / gas
flatulence (n.)
pompously embellished language;
Synonyms: turgidity / turgidness
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