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Webster 1913 Edition


Torso

Tor′so

,
Noun.
;
pl. E.
Torsos
(#)
, It.
Torsi
(#)
.
[It.
torso
, probably fr. L.
thyrsus
a stalk, stem, thyrsus, Gr. [GREEK]; cf. OHG.
torso
,
turso
, a stalk, stem, G.
dorsche
a cabbage stalk. Cf.
Thyrsus
,
Truss
.]
The human body, as distinguished from the head and limbs; in sculpture, the trunk of a statue, mutilated of head and limbs;
as, the
torso
of Hercules
.

Webster 1828 Edition


Torso

TOR'SO

,
Noun.
The trunk of a statue, mutilated of head and limbs; as the torso of Hercules.

Definition 2021


Torso

Torso

See also: torso

German

Noun

Torso m

  1. torso

torso

torso

See also: Torso

English

Torso of Apollo.

Noun

torso (plural torsos or torsi)

  1. The main part of the (human) body that extends from the neck to the groin, excluding the head and limbs.

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Finnish

Noun

torso

  1. torso
  2. (colloquial) loser

Declension

Inflection of torso (Kotus type 1/valo, no gradation)
nominative torso torsot
genitive torson torsojen
partitive torsoa torsoja
illative torsoon torsoihin
singular plural
nominative torso torsot
accusative nom. torso torsot
gen. torson
genitive torson torsojen
partitive torsoa torsoja
inessive torsossa torsoissa
elative torsosta torsoista
illative torsoon torsoihin
adessive torsolla torsoilla
ablative torsolta torsoilta
allative torsolle torsoille
essive torsona torsoina
translative torsoksi torsoiksi
instructive torsoin
abessive torsotta torsoitta
comitative torsoine

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Italian

Etymology

From Latin thyrsus, from Ancient Greek θύρσος (thúrsos, Bacchic staff).

Noun

torso m (plural torsi)

  1. torso

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Spanish

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [ˈto̞ɾ.so̞]
  • See also: dorso

Etymology

From Italian torso, from Latin thyrsus, from Ancient Greek θύρσος (thúrsos, Bacchic staff).

Noun

torso m (plural torsos)

  1. (anatomy) torso
  2. (art) a sculpture of it
  3. (photography) a picture of a person, excluded legs

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