callipygian

adjective
cal·​li·​pyg·​ian | \ ˌka-lə-ˈpi-j(ē-)ən How to pronounce callipygian (audio) \
variants: or less commonly callipygous \ ˌka-​lə-​ˈpī-​gəs How to pronounce callipygous (audio) \

Definition of callipygian

: having shapely buttocks

First Known Use of callipygian

1831, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for callipygian

Greek kallipygos, from kalli- + pygē buttocks

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“Callipygian.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/callipygian. Accessed 6 December 2019.

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