[ peks ]
/ pɛks /
plural noun Informal.
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Origin of pecs
First recorded in 1965–70; by shortening
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British Dictionary definitions for pec (1 of 2)
/ (pɛk) /
(usually plural) informal short for pectoral muscle
British Dictionary definitions for pec (2 of 2)
/ (Hungarian peːtʃ) /
an industrial city in SW Hungary: university (1367). Pop: 158 942 (2003 est)
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Medical definitions for pec
[ pĕk ]
A pectoral muscle. Often used in the plural.
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