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[kawr-pyuh-luh nt] /ˈkɔr pyə lənt/

large or bulky of body; portly; stout; fat.
physically bulky; fat

late 14c., from Old French corpulent “stout, fat,” from Latin corpulentus “fleshy, fat,” from corpus “body” (see corporeal) + -ulentus “full of.” Leigh Hunt was sent to prison for two years for calling the Prince Regent corpulent in print in 1812.

corpulent cor·pu·lent (kôr’pyə-lənt)
Excessively fat.


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