genu varum

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Noun1.genu varum - a leg bowed outward at the knee (or below the knee)genu varum - a leg bowed outward at the knee (or below the knee)
leg - a human limb; commonly used to refer to a whole limb but technically only the part of the limb between the knee and ankle
disability, disablement, handicap, impairment - the condition of being unable to perform as a consequence of physical or mental unfitness; "reading disability"; "hearing impairment"
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ge·nu va·rum

n. rodilla vara, piernas arqueadas,
pop. zambo-a, curvatura anormal de las rodillas hacia afuera.

genu varum

n genu varo, piernas arqueadas (fam)
References in classic literature ?
The second day she began with all the comical names she could hear of, BANDY-LEGS, HUNCHBACK, CROOK-SHANKS, and so on; but the little gentleman still said to every one of them, 'Madam, that is not my name.
And, as bandy-legs or such physical deformities in children are held to be the consequence of bad nursing, so, if in a mind so beautiful any moral twist or handiness could be found, Miss Sally Brass's nurse was alone to blame.
On that occasion, Bruno Conti and Francesco Graziani both missed as Grobbelaar bamboozled the Roma players with his bandy-leg circus routines on the goal-line.