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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Any of the three large muscles of each buttock, especially the gluteus maximus, that extend, abduct, and rotate the thigh.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun See glutæus.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Anat.) Same as glutæus.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun anatomy One of the several muscles of nates, which arises from a pelvis and inserted into a femur.
  • noun slang, informal Short for gluteus maximus, the large muscles in the human buttocks.

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

  • noun any one of three large skeletal muscles that form the buttock and move the thigh

Etymologies

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

New Latin glūteus, from Greek gloutos, buttock.

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From Ancient Greek γλουτός.

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