What body-part's name means "basin"
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The pelvis is the basin-shaped cavity in
your lower torso. The word derives from the Latin pelvis, basin. The latter's similarity to the Sanskit
palavi, vessel, and the Greek
pelex, helmet, has allowed etymologists to
propose the Proto-Indo-European *pel,
container, as the ultimate root of all these words.
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