Definition of écorché in English:

écorché

noun

  • A painting or sculpture of a human figure with the skin removed to display the musculature.

    • ‘This course offers in-depth analysis of human anatomy through the construction of an écorché.’
    • ‘Moreover, this procedure corresponds exactly to the progressive reconstruction of an écorché.’

Origin

Mid 19th century: French, literally flayed.

Pronunciation:

écorché

/ˌākôrˈSHā/