dewlap

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noun dew·lap \ ˈdü-ˌlap also ˈdyü- \
Updated on: 11 Sep 2017

Definition of dewlap

1 :a fold or flap of skin on the neck of some animals: such as
a :loose skin hanging under the neck of dogs and cattle of some breeds — see cow illustration
b :a usually brightly colored extensible flap of skin on the throat of a lizard (such as an anole)
2 :loose flesh on the human throat

dewlapped

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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

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

Medical Dictionary

dewlap

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noun dew·lap \ ˈd(y)ü-ˌlap \

medical Definition of dewlap

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

dewlapped

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Illustration of dewlap



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