Definition of musculous in English:

musculous

adjective

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  • 1Composed of or containing muscle; = "muscular".

  • 2Characterized by muscular development; = "muscular".

Origin

Late Middle English; earliest use found in Guy de Chauliac's Grande Chirurgie. From Middle French musculeux composed of muscle, characterized by muscular development, also used of plant tissue and its etymon classical Latin mūsculōsus composed of muscle from mūsculus + -ōsus.

Pronunciation

musculous

/ˈmʌskjʊləs/