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Word of the Day: Callipygian

Today's word gets to the bottom of things.

callipygian(kal-uh-pij-ee-uhn)adjective. Having well-shaped buttocks.

Origin: 1640–50, Greek kallipýgos, with beautiful buttocks; referring to a statue of Aphrodite.
Katie reports that callipygian is one of her daughter's favorite words.

Go figure.