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pecs

[peks]
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plural noun Informal.
  1. pectoral muscles.
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Origin of pecs

First recorded in 1965–70; by shortening
Can be confusedpecks pecs
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Examples from the Web for pec

Historical Examples

  • The Turks abolished the seat of the Serb church in Pec in 1766.

    After the Rain

    Sam Vaknin

  • Pec' to ral, pertaining to the thorax or breast; the anterior of the paired fins of fishes.


British Dictionary definitions for pec

pec

noun
  1. (usually plural) informal short for pectoral muscle
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Pécs

noun
  1. an industrial city in SW Hungary: university (1367). Pop: 158 942 (2003 est)
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pec in Medicine

pec

(pĕk)
n.
  1. A pectoral muscle. Often used in the plural.
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