pulchritudinous

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pulchritudinous

[puhl-kri-tood-n-uhs, -tyood-]
adjective
physically beautiful; comely.

Origin:
1910–15, Americanism; < Latin pulchritūdin- (stem of pulchritūdō) + -ous

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pulchritude (ˈpʌlkrɪˌtjuːd)
 
n
formal, literary or physical beauty
 
[C15: from Latin pulchritūdō, from pulcher beautiful]
 
pulchri'tudinous
 
adj

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pulchritudinous
1912, Amer.Eng., from pulchritude (cf. L. pulchritudino "beauty").
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