American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A muscle with two heads or points of origin.
- n. The large muscle at the front of the upper arm that flexes the forearm. Also called biceps brachii.
- n. The large muscle at the back of the thigh that flexes the knee joint. Also called biceps femoris.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In anatomy, a muscle having two heads or origins; specifically, the biceps brachii.
- n. Figuratively, strength or muscular development.
- n. Muscular strength of the arm; ability to use the arm effectively: from such strength or ability depending on the development of the biceps muscle.
- n. anatomy Any muscle having two heads.
- n. Specifically, the biceps brachii, the flexor of the elbow.
- n. informal The upper arm, especially the collective muscles of the upper arm.
- n. prosody A point in a metrical pattern that can be filled either with one long syllable (a longum) or two short syllables (two brevia)
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. (Anat.) A muscle having two heads or origins; -- applied particularly to a flexor in the arm, and to another in the thigh.
- n. any skeletal muscle having two origins (but especially the muscle that flexes the forearm)
- From Latin biceps ("double-headed, two peaked"), from bis ("double") + caput ("head"). (Wiktionary)
- From Latin, two-headed : bi-, two; see bi-1 + caput, head. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
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