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brawnnoun [U]

uk   /brɔːn/  us   /brɑːn/

brawn noun [U] (STRENGTH)

physical strength and big muscles: She said she preferred brawn to brains (= a person who is physically attractive rather than an intelligent one).

brawn noun [U] (FOOD)

UK (US headcheese) meat from the head of a pig, cooked, and pressed into a block
brawny
adjective uk   /ˈbrɔː.ni/  us   /ˈbrɑː-/
He was a big brawny man with huge hands.
Translations of “brawn”
in Vietnamese bắp thịt…
in Spanish fuerza muscular…
in Thai กล้ามเนื้อ…
in Malaysian oto…
in French muscle(s)…
in German die Muskelkraft…
in Chinese (Traditional) 力量, 體力, 發達的肌肉…
in Indonesian tenaga fisik, kekuatan…
in Chinese (Simplified) 力量, 体力, 发达的肌肉…
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