dewlap


dew·lap

noun \ˈdü-ˌlap also ˈdyü-\

Definition of DEWLAP

1
:  loose skin hanging under the neck of an animal — see cow illustration
2
:  loose flesh on the human throat
dew·lapped \-ˌlapt\ adjective

First Known Use of DEWLAP

14th century

dew·lap

noun \ˈd(y)ü-ˌlap\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of DEWLAP

: loose skin hanging under the neck especially of a bovine animal
dew·lapped \-ˌlapt\ adjective

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