drumstick

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noun drum·stick \-ˌstik\

Definition of drumstick

  1. 1 :  a stick for beating a drum

  2. 2 :  the segment of a fowl's leg between the thigh and tarsus

1589

First Known Use of drumstick

1589


DRUMSTICK Defined for English Language Learners

drumstick

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noun drum·stick \-ˌstik\

Definition of drumstick for English Language Learners

  • : 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


DRUMSTICK Defined for Kids

drumstick

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noun drum·stick \ˈdrəm-ˌstik\

Definition of drumstick for Students

  1. 1 :  a stick for beating a drum

  2. 2 :  the lower section of the leg of a bird eaten for food


Medical Dictionary

drumstick

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noun drum·stick \-ˌstik\

Medical Definition of drumstick

  1. :  a small projection from the cell nucleus that occurs especially in neutrophils of the normal human female and is comprised of an inactivated condensed X chromosome



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