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EtymologyEdit

From Old French corpulent, from Latin corpulentus.

AdjectiveEdit

corpulent (comparative more corpulent, superlative most corpulent)

  1. Large in body; fat; overweight.
  2. (obsolete) Physical, material, corporeal.

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ReferencesEdit

  • Oxford English Dictionary, 2nd ed., 1989.
  • Random House Webster's Unabridged Electronic Dictionary, 1987-1996.

FrenchEdit

AdjectiveEdit

corpulent (feminine singular corpulente, masculine plural corpulents, feminine plural corpulentes)

  1. corpulent, stout

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