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Date: 1500-1600
Language: Latin
Origin: nudus

nude

1 adjective
     
nude1
1 not wearing any clothes [= naked]:
I did some work as a nude model when I was in college.
Have you ever posed nude (=been photographed or painted while nude)?
2 done by or involving people who are not wearing any clothes:
There are several nude scenes in the film.
I have no desire to go to a nude beach (=a beach where people wear no clothes).

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