GLUTEUS-MAXIMUS

gluteus maximus

[mak-suh-muhs]
noun, plural glutei maximi [mak-suh-mahy] .
1.
the broad, thick, outermost muscle of the buttocks, involved in the rotation and extension of the thigh.
2.
Facetious. the buttocks.

Origin:
1900–05; < Neo-Latin: largest gluteus

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