Definitions

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

  • adj. Cylindrical and having ridges or swellings.

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  • adj. cylindrical with alternate swellings and contractions; having the surface covered with rounded prominences

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Cylindrical with alternate swellings and contractions; having the surface covered with rounded prominences.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Same as torous.

Etymologies

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

Latin torōsus, from torus, knot, bulge.

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Latin torosus full of muscle, brawny, fleshy. See torus.

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