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calisthenics

calisthenics

noun plural but singular or plural in construction cal·is·then·ics \-niks\

: physical exercises that are done without special equipment

Full Definition of CALISTHENICS

1
:  systematic rhythmic bodily exercises performed usually without apparatus
2
usually singular in construction :  the art or practice of calisthenics

Origin of CALISTHENICS

Greek kalos beautiful + sthenos strength
First Known Use: 1827

Rhymes with CALISTHENICS

calisthenics

noun plural but singular or plural in construction cal·is·then·ics   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of CALISTHENICS

1
:  systematic rhythmic bodily exercises performed usually without apparatus
2
usually singular in construction :  the art or practice of calisthenics

Variants of CALISTHENICS

cal·is·then·ics or British cal·lis·then·ics \-iks\

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