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hindquarter

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noun hind·quar·ter \-ˌkwȯ(r)-tər, -ˌkȯ(r)-\

Simple Definition of hindquarter

  • : the back left or right part of the body of an animal with four feet

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of hindquarter

  1. 1 :  one side of the back half of the carcass of a quadruped including a leg and usually one or more ribs

  2. 2 plural :  the hind pair of legs of a quadruped; broadly :  all the structures of a quadruped that lie posterior to the attachment of the hind legs to the trunk


HINDQUARTER Defined for Kids

hindquarter

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noun hind·quar·ter \ˈhīnd-ˌkwȯr-tər\

Definition of hindquarter for Students

  1. :  the back half of a side of the body or carcass of a four-footed animal





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