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GLUTE

 Dictionary entry overview: What does glute mean? 

GLUTE (noun)
  The noun GLUTE has 1 sense:

1. any one of three large skeletal muscles that form the buttock and move the thigh

  Familiarity information: GLUTE used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


GLUTE (noun)


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Meaning:

Any one of three large skeletal muscles that form the buttock and move the thigh

Classified under:

Nouns denoting body parts

Synonyms:

glute; gluteal muscle; gluteus; gluteus muscle

Hypernyms ("glute" is a kind of...):

skeletal muscle; striated muscle (a muscle that is connected at either or both ends to a bone and so move parts of the skeleton; a muscle that is characterized by transverse stripes)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "glute"):

gluteus maximus (the outermost of the three gluteal muscles)

gluteus medius (the middle of the three gluteal muscles)

gluteus minimus (the innermost of the three gluteal muscles)

Holonyms ("glute" is a part of...):

buttock; cheek (either of the two large fleshy masses of muscular tissue that form the human rump)


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