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gluteus or glutaeus (ɡlʊˈtiːəs )

Definitions

noun

(plural) -tei -taei   (-ˈtiːaɪ) 
  1. any one of the three large muscles that form the human buttock and move the thigh, esp the gluteus maximus

Derived Forms

gluˈteal, gluˈtaeal  adjective

Word Origin

C17: from New Latin, from Greek gloutos buttock, rump

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