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  1. A humped back
  2. A person with a humpback: hunchback
  3. A person who suffers from kyphosis
  4. A humpback whale
    Etymology: Probably cognate with:
    • kyphosis (from Greek (kyphos) "humpbacked")
    • cube (from Greek (kybos) "cube, vertebra")
    • cubit (from Latin cubitum "cubit, elbow")
    • incubate (from Latin incubare "to lie down")
    • incubus
    • incumbent
    • cymbal (from Latin cymbalum from Greek kymbalon from kymbe "bowl")

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