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leptosome

[ lep-tuh-sohm ]
/ ˈlɛp təˌsoʊm /
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noun

a person of asthenic build.

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Origin of leptosome

First recorded in 1930–35; lepto- + -some3

OTHER WORDS FROM leptosome

lep·to·so·mic, lep·to·so·mat·ic [lep-toh-suh-mat-ik], /ˌlɛp toʊ səˈmæt ɪk/, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for leptosome

leptosome
/ (ˈlɛptəˌsəʊm) /

noun

a person with a small bodily frame and a slender physique

Derived forms of leptosome

leptosomic or leptosomatic (ˌlɛptəʊsəˈmætɪk), adjective
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