meaning of callipygian

callipygian meaning in Etymology Dictionary

"of, regarding, or having gorgeous buttocks," 1800, Latinized from Greek kallipygos, name of a statue of Aphrodite at Syracuse, from kalli-, incorporating type of kallos "beauty" (see Callisto) + pyge "rump, buttocks." Sir Thomas Browne (1646) describes "Callipyg

callipygian meaning in General Dictionary

pertaining to or having finely developed bottom