glutaeus

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gluteus or glutaeus (ɡlʊˈtiːəs)
 
n , pl -tei, -taei
any one of the three large muscles that form the human buttock and move the thigh, esp the gluteus maximus
 
[C17: from New Latin, from Greek gloutos buttock, rump]
 
glutaeus or glutaeus (ɡlʊˈtiːəs, -ˈtiːaɪ)
 
n
 
[C17: from New Latin, from Greek gloutos buttock, rump]
 
glu'teal or glutaeus
 
adj
 
glu'taeal or glutaeus
 
adj

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