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Meaning of PULCHRITUDE

Pronunciation:  'pulkri`tood

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  physical beauty (especially of a woman)
 

PULCHRITUDE is a 11 letter word that starts with P.

 

 See Also: beauty, curvaceousness, shapeliness, voluptuousness

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Pul"chri*tude\, n. [L. pulchritudo, fr. pulcher
beautiful.]
1. That quality of appearance which pleases the eye; beauty;
   comeliness; grace; loveliness.

         Piercing our heartes with thy pulchritude. --Court
                                               of Love.

2. Attractive moral excellence; moral beauty.

         By the pulchritude of their souls make up what is
         wanting in the beauty of their bodies. --Ray.

 

 

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