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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

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



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