Pulchritude is defined as physical beauty.
An example of pulchritude is a gorgeous woman.
Great physical beauty and appeal.
Origin of pulchritude
- Middle English pulcritude from Latin pulchritūdō from pulcher pulchr- beautiful
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- Middle English pulcritude, from Latin pulchritÅ«dÅ, from pulcher (“beautiful").