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torso


tor·so  (tôrs)
n. pl. tor·sos or tor·si (-s)
1. The human body excluding the head and limbs; trunk.
2. A statue of the human body with the head and limbs omitted or removed.
3. A truncated or unfinished thing.

[Italian, trunk of a statue, from Old Italian, stalk, stem, from Vulgar Latin *tursus, from Latin thyrsus, stalk; see thyrsus.]


torso  /trso/  n. the area of the human body from the hips to the neck, the trunk: Many Greek statues are of the torso only. torso

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