- after having consumed much (or little or no) food or drink
Other Word Forms of Stomach
Idioms, Phrasal Verbs Related to Stomach
- on a full (or an empty) stomach
Origin of Stomach
From Middle English stomak, from Old French estomac, from Latin stomachus, from Ancient Greek στόμαχος (stomakhos), from στόμα (stoma, “mouth"). Displaced native Middle English mawe (“stomach, maw") (from Old English maga), Middle English bouk, buc (“belly, stomach") (from Old English buc (“belly, stomach"), see bucket).
Middle English from Old French stomaque, estomac from Latin stomachus from Greek stomakhos gullet from stoma mouth
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
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