adjective see steatopygia

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • steatopygic — See steatopygia. * * * …   Universalium

  • steatopygic — adj. having an accumulation of fat on the buttocks …   English contemporary dictionary

  • steatopygic — ste·a·to·pyg·ic …   English syllables

  • steatopygic — Having a fat behind …   Grandiloquent dictionary

  • steatopygic — adjective see steatopygia …   Useful english dictionary

  • steatopygia — steatopygic /stee at euh pij ik, stee euh teuh /, steatopygous /stee at euh puy geuhs, stee euh top euh geuhs, stee euh teuh puy /, adj. /stee at euh puy jee euh, stee euh teuh /, n. extreme accumulation of fat on and about the buttocks, esp. of… …   Universalium

  • ste|a|to|py|gous — «STEE uh tuh PY guhs», adjective. = steatopygic. (Cf. ↑steatopygic) …   Useful english dictionary

  • steatopygia — noun Etymology: New Latin, from steat , stear + Greek pygē buttocks Date: 1879 an excessive development of fat on the buttocks that occurs especially among women of the Hottentots and some black peoples • steatopygous or steatopygic adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • steatopygous — See steatopygic. * * * …   Universalium

  • steatopygia — /ˌstiətoʊˈpɪdʒiə/ (say .steeuhtoh pijeeuh), / ˈpidʒiə/ (say peejeeuh) noun extreme accumulation of fat on and about the buttocks, as among the Khoikhoi, Bushmen, and other South African peoples. Also, steatopygy, steatopyga /ˌstiətoʊˈpaɪgə/ (say …   Australian English dictionary

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