barrel-chested


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barrel-chested

adj
(Anatomy) having a large rounded chest
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bar•rel-chest•ed

(ˈbær əlˌtʃɛs tɪd)

adj.
having a broad chest.
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barrel-chested

[ˈbærəlˈtʃestɪd] ADJde pecho fuerte y grueso
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