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Latin rōbustus from rōbur, rōbus oak, strength reudh- in Indo-European roots
American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
From Latin rōbustus, from rōbur, rōbus (“strength", "hard timber", "oak").
No handshake for Julie; she gave each of us a robust hug.
The camel is of a more robust and compact breed than the tall beast used in India, and is more carefully tended.
Their hinder limbs are shorter than in the true kangaroos, and their fore limbs are longer and more robust, and have very strong curved and pointed claws.
He was not handsome, but of a robust and well-proportioned frame.
No words were exchanged until much later, after our naked and robust greeting.
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