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



BrE BrE//ˈpelvɪs//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈpelvɪs//
Skeleton and muscles
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the wide curved set of bones at the bottom of the body that the legs and spine are connected to See related entries: Skeleton and muscles Word Originearly 17th cent.: from Latin, literally ‘basin’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: pelvis