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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Torso \Tor"so\, n.; pl. E. Torsos, It. Torsi. [It. torso,
probably fr. L. thyrsus a stalk, stem, thyrsus, Gr. ?; 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.
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
n 1: the body excluding the head and neck and limbs; "they moved
their arms and legs and bodies" [syn: torso, trunk,
From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :
18 Moby Thesaurus words for "torso":
anatomy, body, bones, carcass, clay, clod, corpus, figure, flesh,
form, frame, hulk, material body, person, physical body, physique,
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