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rotund (roe-TUND) adjective

1. Rounded in figure; plump.

2. Having a full, rich sound; sonorous.

[Latin rotundus.]

"Mushahid Hussein, Pakistan's slick and slightly rotund Minister for Information, put another chunk of chicken tikka in his mouth and rubbed his belly with his hands." Jason Burke, Cricket: Hostility Raises the Stakes, Independent on Sunday, 4 Jul 1999.

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