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

 

biceps

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈbaɪseps//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈbaɪseps//
 
(pl. biceps) Internal anatomy, Body parts, Skeleton and muscles
 
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the main muscle at the front of the top part of the arm He showed off his bulging biceps. compare triceps See related entries: Internal anatomy, Body parts, Skeleton and muscles Word Origin mid 17th cent.: from Latin, literally ‘two-headed’, from bi- ‘two’ + -ceps (from caput ‘head’).
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