from The Century Dictionary.
- Same as
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- adjective rare Iliac.
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The megatherium had wide iliacal expansions due to its semi-erect habits; but as its weight was in great part supported by the huge tail, and as the fermora rested in acetabula placed far forward, the leverage necessary to contract the lower portion of the pelvis was absent.