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adjective 
  1. of, or relating to the species Homo sapiens
     
somatology Tweet Definition of somatology Like Definition of somatology on Facebook
noun 
  1. The study of the physical nature of man.
     
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noun 
  1. A store of goods ready for sale; inventory.
We have a stock of televisions on hand.
  1. A supply of anything ready for use.
Lay in a stock of wood for the winter season.
  1. Any of the several species of cruciferous flowers in the genus Matthiola.
  2. Farm animals (short form of livestock)
  3. (also rolling stock) Railroad cars.
  4. (finance) The capital raised by a company through the issue of shares. The total of shares held by an individual shareholder.
  5. The part of a rifle or shotgun that rests against the shooter's shoulder.
  6. (nautical) A bar going through an anchor, perpendicular to the flukes.
  7. The axle into which the rudder is attached (rudder stock); it transfers the movement of the helm to the rudder.
  8. (uncountable) Broth made from meat or vegetables, used as a basis for stew or soup.
  9. The type of paper used in printing.
The books were printed on a heavier this year.
  1. A wide necktie popular in the eighteenth century, often seen today as a part of formal wear for horse riding competitions.
verb 
  1. To have on hand for sale.
The store stocks all kinds of dried vegetables.
adjective 
  1. Normally available for purchase.
stock items
stock sizes
  1. Straightforward, plain, very basic
That band is quite stock
He gave me a stock answer
     

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