Obese Definition

ō-bēs
adjective
Very fat; stout; corpulent.
Webster's New World
Having excessive body weight caused by the accumulation of fat; extremely fat.
American Heritage Medicine
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Origin of Obese

  • Latin obēsus from past participle of *obedere to eat away ob- away ob– edere to eat ed- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Latin obesus, derived from obedere (“to devour, eat away"), from ob (“away") + edere (“to eat")

    From Wiktionary

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