pyknic

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek πυκνός(puknós, thick).

Adjective[edit]

pyknic ‎(comparative more pyknic, superlative most pyknic)

  1. short and stout; mesomorphic

Noun[edit]

pyknic ‎(plural pyknics)

  1. (anthropology) A short, thickset person characterised by thick neck, large abdomen and relatively short limbs; a mesomorph.

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