from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Any of the three large muscles of each buttock, especially the gluteus maximus, that extend, abduct, and rotate the thigh.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. One of the several muscles of nates, which arises from a pelvis and inserted into a femur.
- n. Short for gluteus maximus, the large muscles in the human buttocks.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Same as glutæus.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. See glutæus.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. any one of three large skeletal muscles that form the buttock and move the thigh
New Latin glūteus, from Greek gloutos, buttock.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Ancient Greek γλουτός. (Wiktionary)