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

 

pelvis

 noun
noun
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 Origin early 17th cent.: from Latin, literally ‘basin’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: pelvis