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occiput

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Noun
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oc=ci=put

CIDE DICTIONARY

occiputn. [L., fr. ob (see Ob-) + caput head. See Chief.].
  •  The back, or posterior, part of the head or skull; the region of the occipital bone.  [1913 Webster]
  •  A plate which forms the back part of the head of insects.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

occiput, n. the back of the head.

Derivative
occipital adj.
Etymology
ME f. L occiput (as OB-, caput head)

ROGET THESAURUS

occiput

Rear

N rear, back, posteriority, rear rank, rear guard, background, hinterland, occiput, nape, chine, heels, tail, rump, croup, buttock, posteriors, backside scut, breech, dorsum, loin, dorsal region, lumbar region, hind quarters, aitchbone, natch, natch bone, stern, poop, afterpart, heelpiece, crupper, wake, train, reverse, other side of the shield, back, rear, hind, hinder, hindmost, hindermost, postern, posterior, dorsal, after, caudal, lumbar, mizzen, tergal, behind, in the rear, in the background, behind one's back, at the heels of, at the tail of, at the back of, back to back, after, aft, abaft, astern, sternmost, aback, rearward, ogni medaglia ha il suo rovescio, the other side of the coin.


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