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dewlap

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noun dew·lap \ˈdü-ˌlap also ˈdyü-\

Definition of dewlap

  1. 1 :  loose skin hanging under the neck of an animal — see cow illustration

  2. 2 :  loose flesh on the human throat

dewlapped

play \-ˌlapt\ adjective


14th Century

First Known Use of dewlap

14th century


DEWLAP Defined for Kids

dewlap

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noun dew·lap \ˈdü-ˌlap, ˈdyü-\

Definition of dewlap for Students

  1. :  loose skin hanging under the neck of some animals (as cows)




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dewlap

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noun dew·lap \ˈd(y)ü-ˌlap\

Medical Definition of dewlap

  1. :  loose skin hanging under the neck especially of a bovine animal

dewlapped

\-ˌlapt\play adjective


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