obese

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Latin obesus, derived from obedere (to devour, eat away), from ob (away) + edere (to eat)

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obese (comparative more obese, superlative most obese)

  1. Extremely overweight, especially: weighing more than 20% (for men) or 25% (for women) over their ideal weight determined by height and build; or, having a body mass index over 30 kg/m2.

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ItalianEdit

AdjectiveEdit

obese pl

  1. feminine plural of obeso

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obese f

  1. plural form of obesa

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ParticipleEdit

obēse

  1. vocative masculine singular of obēsus
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