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nates

[ney-teez] /ˈneɪ tiz/
noun, (used with a plural verb)
1.
buttocks; rump.
Origin
1675-1685
1675-85; < Latin natēs, plural of natis; generally used in the plural; akin to Greek nôton the back
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British Dictionary definitions for nates

nates

/ˈneɪtiːz/
plural noun (sing) -tis (-tɪs)
1.
a technical word for the buttocks See buttock
Word Origin
C17: from Latin; compare Greek nōton back, nosthi buttocks
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nates in Medicine

nates na·tes (nā'tēz)
pl.n.
The buttocks.

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