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Body

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Definition

noun, plural: bodies

(1) The physical structure or of an organism, whether living or dead

(2) The major portion of a structure; the trunk or central part as opposed to appendages or accessories

(3) A material substance; a three-dimensional distinct object with mass


Supplement

Word origin: From Middle English body, from Old English bodiġ, bodeġ (body, trunk, chest, torso)

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