Pyknic meaning

pĭknĭk
Having a short stocky physique.
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(anthropology) A short, thickset person characterised by thick neck, large abdomen and relatively short limbs; a mesomorph.
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Origin of pyknic

  • From Greek puknos compact

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

  • From Ancient Greek πυκνός (puknos, “thick").

    From Wiktionary