eurysome

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eury- (thick) +‎ -some (body)

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eurysome (comparative more eurysome, superlative most eurysome)

  1. Broad-bodied; wide-bodied or thick-limbed in proportional to height or length.
    • 1948, Alfred Louis Kroeber, Anthropology: race, language, culture, psychology, pre-history, pp. 173–174:
      The majority of such typings are bipolar, and they amount in the last analysis to saying that there are broader-bodied and narrower-bodied individuals in every group. To put this simple and in itself harmless finding learnedly, we substitute the terms “eurysome” and “leptosome.”

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