The definition of robust is a strong and healthy person or animal, something rich and full of flavor or an activity that requires someone strong and healthy to complete.(adjective)
See robust in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: L robustus, oaken, hard, strong < robur, hard variety of oak, hardness, strength, earlier robus, prob. akin to ruber, red
See robust in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Latin rōbustus
Origin: , from rōbur, rōbus, oak, strength; see reudh- in Indo-European roots.
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