bathykolpian

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Etymology[edit]

Derived from Ancient Greek words βαθύς (bathús, deep) and κόλπος (kólpos, bosom).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • enPR: băth-i-kol-pē-en

Adjective[edit]

bathykolpian (comparative more bathykolpian, superlative most bathykolpian)

  1. Deep-bosomed: big-breasted.
    • 1858, Oliver Wendell Holmes, Autocrat of the Breakfast-Table:
      The bathykolpian Heré ... sent down Iris.