noun \ˈglü-tē-əs, glü-ˈtē-\
plural glu·tei \ˈglü-tē-ˌī, -tē-ˌē; glü-ˈtē-ˌī\

Definition of GLUTEUS

:  any of the large muscles of the buttocks; especially :  gluteus maximus

Origin of GLUTEUS

New Latin glutaeus, gluteus, from Greek gloutos buttock — more at cloud
First Known Use: circa 1681

Rhymes with GLUTEUS


noun \ˈglüt-ē-əs, glü-ˈtē-\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural glu·tei \ˈglüt-ē-ˌī, -ē-ˌē; glü-ˈtē-ˌī\

Medical Definition of GLUTEUS

: any of three large muscles of the buttocks: a : gluteus maximus b : gluteus medius c : gluteus minimus


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