gracility

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gracile +‎ -ity

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gracility (countable and uncountable, plural gracilities)

  1. (often anatomy, botany, zoology) The property or condition of being gracile.
    • Stephen L. Whittington, David M. Reed (eds.) (2006) Bones of the Maya: Studies of Ancient Skeletons, Tuscaloosa, Ala: University of Alabama Press, →ISBN, page 69: “Gracility is usually considered a female characteristic and contrasts strikingly here with the robusticity and large size of the mandible.”

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