steatopygous


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ste·at·o·pyg·i·a

 (stē-ăt′ə-pĭj′ē-ə, -pī′jē-ə)
n.
An extreme accumulation of fat on the buttocks.

[steato- + Greek pugē, rump + -ia.]

ste′a·to·pyg′ic (stē′ă-tə-pĭj′ĭk, -pī′jĭk), ste′a·to·py′gous (-pī′gəs) adj.
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Where adoring the woolly-haired natives proclaim the Steatopygous and the beautiful one.
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