Definition of gluteus noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈɡluːtiəs//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈɡluːtiəs//
, also NAmE//ɡluːˈtiəs//
(also gluteus muscle)(anatomy)
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any of the three muscles in each buttock Word Origin late 17th cent.: modern Latin, from Greek gloutos ‘buttock’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: gluteus