embonpoint

embonpoint

[French ahn-bawn-pwan]
noun
excessive plumpness; stoutness.

Origin:
1655–65; < French, literally, in good condition

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embonpoint (ɑ̃bɔ̃pwɛ̃)
 
n
1.  plumpness or stoutness
 
adj
2.  plump; stout
 
[C18: from phrase en bon point in good condition]

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embonpoint
"plumpness," from Fr., from O.Fr. en bon point, lit. "in good condition."
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