muscular

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Medieval Latin or New Latin mūsculāris in the 17th century.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈmʌs.kjə.lə/, /ˈmʌs.kjʊ.lə/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈmʌs.kjə.lɚ/, /ˈmʌs.kju.lɚ/

Adjective[edit]

muscular (comparative more muscular, superlative most muscular)

  1. Of, relating to, or connected with muscles.
  2. Brawny, thewy, having strength.
    Synonyms: athletic, beefy, brawny, husky, lusty, muscled, muscly, powerful, strapping, strong
  3. Having large, well-developed muscles.
    Synonyms: beefy, brawny, buff, husky, musclebound, muscled, muscly, powerfully built, swole, well-built
  4. (figuratively) Robust, strong.

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Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Medieval Latin or New Latin mūsculāris

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muscular (masculine and feminine plural musculars)

  1. muscular (of, relating to, or connected with muscles)

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Galician[edit]

Adjective[edit]

muscular m or f (plural musculares)

  1. muscular (of, relating to, or connected with muscles)

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Interlingua[edit]

Adjective[edit]

muscular (not comparable)

  1. muscular

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Medieval Latin or New Latin mūsculāris

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

muscular m or f (plural musculares, comparable)

  1. muscular (of or relating to muscles)

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Medieval Latin or New Latin mūsculāris

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

muscular (plural musculares)

  1. muscular (of, relating to, or connected with muscles)

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