forequarter

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noun fore·quar·ter \ˈfȯr-ˌkwȯ(r)-tər, -ˌkȯr-\

Definition of forequarter

  1. :  the front half of a lateral half of the body or carcass of a quadruped a forequarter of beef

15th Century

First Known Use of forequarter

15th century



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