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gluteus or glutaeus (ɡlʊˈtiːəs )



(plural) -tei or -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, or gluˈtaeal  adjective

Word Origin

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


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