adjective Archaic.
given to empty talk; windy; flatulent.

1715–25; < Latin ventōsus windy, equivalent to vent(us) wind1 + -ōsus -ose1

ventosity [ven-tos-i-tee] , noun Unabridged
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Ventôse (vɑ̃toz)
the windy month: the sixth month of the French Revolutionary calendar, extending from Feb 20 to Mar 21
[C18: from Latin ventōsus full of wind, from ventus wind]

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