brusto

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈbrusto/
  • Hyphenation: brus‧to

Noun[edit]

brusto (accusative singular bruston, plural brustoj, accusative plural brustojn)

  1. (anatomy) breast; chest
    • 1907, Henri Vallienne, Kastelo de Prelongo, chapter 18:
      Ŝi apogis sian kapon sur la bruston de Gastono.
      She leaned her head on Gastono's chest.

Usage notes[edit]

Brusto refers exclusively to the external section of the abdomen corresponding to the chest cavity. For a woman's mammary glands (the bosoms), the correct word is mamo(j).


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Verb[edit]

brusto

  1. Obsolete plural form of brast, past tense of brista.