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torso (n.)

1797, "trunk of a statue," from Italian torso "trunk of a statue," originally "stalk, stump," from Vulgar Latin *tursus, from Latin thyrsus "stalk, stem," from Greek thyrsos (see thyrsus). As "trunk of a person" by 1865. Earlier, in the statuary sense, in French form torse (1620s).

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Definitions of torso from WordNet

torso (n.)
the body excluding the head and neck and limbs;
Synonyms: trunk / body
From wordnet.princeton.edu