- buttocks; rump.
Origin of nates
1675–85; < Latin natēs, plural of natis; generally used in the plural; akin to Greek nôton the back
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Examples from the Web for nates
The forceps is also occasionally required in presentations of the face and nates.
The boys patted Sandy again and again as they listened to Nates story.The Ranger Boys Outwit the Timber Thieves
Claude A. Labelle
I refer to the tendency of the nates to become a sexual fetich.Studies in the Psychology of Sex, Volume 5 (of 6)
If the nates present, the state of the sphincter ani will be a sure guide in ascertaining whether the child be alive or not.
Who has not seen blows on the back and nates, by way of punishment, attended with such consequences?Apis Mellifica
C. W. Wolf
- a technical word for the buttocksSee buttock
C17: from Latin; compare Greek nōton back, nosthi buttocks
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- The buttocks.
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