fessier

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From fesse (buttock).

Adjective[edit]

fessier (feminine singular fessière, masculine plural fessiers, feminine plural fessières)

  1. Pertaining or belonging to the buttocks.
    Muscles fessiersGluteal muscles
  2. (anatomy) Specifically, of the buttocks' muscles.

Noun[edit]

fessier m (plural fessiers)

  1. The butt as a whole.
  2. One of several muscles in the buttocks.
    grand fessier ("gluteus maximus")
    moyen fessier ("gluteus medius")
    petit fessier ("gluteus minimus")

References[edit]

  • Nouveau Petit Larousse illustré. Dictionnaire encyclopédique. Paris, Librairie Larousse, 1952, 146th edition

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