adjective see steatopygia

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  • Steatopygous — Ste a*top y*gous ( g[u^]s), a. Having fat buttocks. [1913 Webster] Specimens of the steatopygous Abyssinian breed. Burton. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • steatopygous — adjective /stiːəˈtɒpɪɡəs/ Pertaining to steatopygia; having fat or prominent buttocks. Perhaps, he now felt, if this body he held could become – just for twenty or thirty seconds – one of those harem dreams of his, pampered, pouting, perfumed,… …   Wiktionary

  • steatopygous — adjective see steatopygia * * * steatopygous / tō pīˈgəs or topˈi gəs/ adjective Fat buttocked • • • Main Entry: ↑stear …   Useful english dictionary

  • steatopygous — See steatopygic. * * * …   Universalium

  • steatopygous — Having excessively fat buttocks …   Medical dictionary

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

  • steatopygous — ste·a·to·py·gous …   English syllables

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  • 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

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