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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

Circa 1740

First Known Use of hindquarter

circa 1740

Rhymes with hindquarter

backwater, bathwater, bilgewater, blackwater, blue-water, branch water, breakwater, Clearwater, cold-water, cutwater, dewater, deepwater, dishwater, firewater, first water, floodwater, freshwater, Goldwater, granddaughter, gray water, groundwater, headwater, high-water, hold water, hot water, ice water, jerkwater, limewater, low water, make water, manslaughter, meltwater, rainwater, red water, rosewater, saltwater, seawater, self-slaughter, shearwater, springwater, stepdaughter, still water, tailwater, tap water, tidewater, tread water, wastewater, white-water


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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