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drumstick

noun drum·stick \-ˌstik\

: the lower part of the leg of a bird (such as a chicken or turkey) that is eaten as food

: a stick used for playing a drum

Full Definition of DRUMSTICK

1
:  a stick for beating a drum
2
:  the segment of a fowl's leg between the thigh and tarsus
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First Known Use of DRUMSTICK

1589
DRUMSTICK Defined for Kids

drumstick

noun drum·stick \ˈdrəm-ˌstik\

Definition of DRUMSTICK for Kids

1
:  a stick for beating a drum
2
:  the lower section of the leg of a bird eaten for food
Medical Dictionary

drumstick

noun drum·stick \-ˌstik\

Medical Definition of DRUMSTICK

:  a small projection from the cell nucleus that occurs in a small percentage of the polymorphonuclear leukocytes in the normal human female

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