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pulchritudinous

[puhl-kri-tood-n-uh s, -tyood-] /ˌpʌl krɪˈtud n əs, -ˈtyud-/
adjective
1.
physically beautiful; comely.
Origin
1910-1915
1910-15, Americanism; < Latin pulchritūdin- (stem of pulchritūdō) + -ous
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  • The first film dealt with the selection and training of the famed pulchritudinous cheerleading lineup.
Word Origin and History for pulchritudinous
adj.

1877, American English, from pulchritude (from Latin pulchritudino "beauty," genitive pulchritudinis) + -ous.

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