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fatbody

fat·bod·y
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Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fat-bod-ee]
    • /ˈfætˌbɒd i/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fat-bod-ee]
    • /ˈfætˌbɒd i/

Definition of fatbody word

  • noun plural fatbody a diffuse tissue of insects, having numerous functions including food storage, metabolism, and storage of wastes and in some insects modified as a light-producing organ. 1

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Origin of fatbody

First appearance:

before 1865
One of the 28% newest English words
First recorded in 1865-70; fat + body

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Parts of speech for Fatbody

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

fatbody popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 47% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 50% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

fatbody usage trend in Literature

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