pyknic

adjective
pyk·​nic | \ˈpik-nik \

Definition of pyknic 

: characterized by shortness of stature, broadness of girth, and powerful muscularity : endomorphic sense 2

Other Words from pyknic

pyknic noun

First Known Use of pyknic

1925, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for pyknic

International Scientific Vocabulary, from Greek pyknos dense, stocky

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pyknic

adjective
pyk·​nic
variants: also pycnic \ ˈpik-​nik \

Medical Definition of pyknic 

(Entry 1 of 2)

: characterized by shortness of stature, broadness of girth, and powerful muscularity : endomorphic sense 2

pyknic

noun
variants: also pycnic

Medical Definition of pyknic (Entry 2 of 2)

: a person of pyknic build

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