From Middle English, from Latin gibbus (“humped, hunched”), probably cognate with cubō (“bend oneself, lie down”), Italian gobba (“humpback”), Greek κύφος (kyphos, “humpback, bent”), κύβος (kybos, “cube, vertebra”).
- Characterized by convexity; protuberant.
- (astronomy) Phase of moon or planet between first quarter and full or between full and last quarter.
characterized by convexity; protuberant
phase of moon or planet
humpbacked — see humpbacked