Definition of pectoral adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

pectoral

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adjective
BrE BrE//ˈpektərəl//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈpektərəl//
 
 
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(anatomy) relating to or connected with the chest or breast pectoral muscles pectoral fins Word Origin late Middle English (in the sense ‘breastplate’): from Latin pectorale ‘breastplate’, pectoralis ‘of the breast’, from pectus, pector- ‘breast, chest’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: pectoral

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