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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A fatty deposit causing a dimpled or uneven appearance, as around the thighs and buttocks.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. the dimpled appearance of skin caused by the protrusion of subcutaneous adipose tissue

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. small lumpy deposits of body fat esp. on women's thighs and buttocks. Not used as a technical term.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. lumpy deposits of body fat especially on women's thighs etc.

Etymologies

French : cellule, cellule; see cellule + -ite, disease (from New Latin -ītis, -itis).
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

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