Definition of nates in English:

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nates

Pronunciation: /ˈneɪtiːz/

plural noun

Anatomy
The buttocks.
Example sentences
  • He removed a tumor ‘from the nates of a little girl that would startle the surgeons in this part of the world with all their tact and science.’
  • He explained that according to Shankara the sutra says the two eyes of Pundarika are like two lotuses which are red like the nates of a monkey.
  • Alli clutched her nates in her hands even though the slaps were barely stinging.

Origin

Late 17th century: Latin, plural of natis 'buttock, rump'.

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