|1.||the belly or abdomen, esp when protruding|
|2.||another name for rumen|
|3.||nautical a thick mat that prevents chafing|
|4.||to stab in the stomach; disembowel|
|[C14: from Anglo-Norman paunche, from Old French pance, from Latin panticēs (pl) bowels]|
paunch (pônch, pänch)
The belly, especially a protruding one; a potbelly.