(1) An enlarged and muscular saclike organ of the alimentary canal; the principal organ of digestion
(2) The region of the body of a vertebrate between the thorax and the pelvis
(3) An appetite for food
"Exercise gave him a good stomach for dinner"
(4) An inclination or liking for things involving conflict or difficulty or unpleasantness
"He had no stomach for a fight"
(5) Put up with something or somebody unpleasant
"I cannot bear his constant criticism"
"The new secretary had to endure a lot of unprofessional remarks"
"He learned to tolerate the heat"
"She stuck out two years in a miserable marriage"
(6) Bear to eat
"He cannot stomach raw fish"
From stomak from estomac from stomachus from from . Displaced native mawe "stomach, maw" (from maga), buc, bouk "stomach, belly" (from būc "belly, stomach", see bucket).