fundament

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noun fun·da·ment \ˈfən-də-mənt\

Definition of fundament

  1. 1 :  an underlying ground, theory, or principle

  2. 2 a :  buttocks b :  anus

  3. 3 :  the part of a land surface that has not been altered by human activities

Examples of fundament in a sentence

  1. <a naked fundament was clearly visible for an instant in the movie>

Origin and Etymology of fundament

Middle English foundement, from Anglo-French, from Latin fundamentum, from fundare to found, from fundus


First Known Use: 13th century


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fundament

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noun fun·da·ment \ˈfən-də-mənt\

Medical Definition of fundament

  1. 1:  buttocks

  2. 2:  anus


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