dewlap


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dewlap

1. a loose fold of skin hanging from beneath the throat in cattle, dogs, etc.
2. loose skin on an elderly person's throat

dewlap

[′dü‚lap]
(anatomy)
A fleshy or fatty fold of skin on the throat of some humans.
(botany)
One of a pair of hinges at the joint of a sugarcane leaf blade.
(vertebrate zoology)
A fold of skin hanging from the neck of some reptiles and bovines.
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Likewise, lizards such as this Anolis cristatellus (bottom, right) gesture, unfolding a throat fan - called a dewlap - to communicate.
The question at issue is: are (3) and (4) equally means of knowledge with respect to the object possessed of a dewlap and so on?
The researchers also observed that both the push-ups and rapid dewlap extensions prompted neighbouring lizards to orient themselves more quickly to the displaying robots than when head bobs were performed without these alerts.
He lows involuntarily, scratching beneath his chin and at his dewlap, lows even louder while stroking the massive neck, its geometry of overlapping muscles and cablelike tendons.
As far as I know his friends call him Gerry Jowls but I prefer Dewlap - it's much more polite and he's such a lovely man.
After 60 d, plant height was measured from the soil surface to the top visible dewlap of the tallest shoot in each bucket.
Hair and Color: Braques have short, straight, easy-care hair on relatively tight skin with little or no dewlap on the neck.
Typically, anoles are visually oriented, territorial lizards; dewlap and pushup displays of males are important components of social interactions and may be performed from prominent locations (Ramirez-Bautista and Benabib, 2001; Ord, 2008).
When possible, we classified moose based on presence of vulval patch, antlers, and size of dewlap.
Through the glass before me I see through the glass on the other side of the room to the rows of patient people there lined up, staring, chewing something as they watch her fold the butter into the lips of the dewlap and saggy melted skin above the brisket.
The best quality tea must have The creases like the leather boots of Tartar horsemen, Curl like the dewlap of a mighty bullock, Unfold like a mist rising out of a ravine, Gleam like a lake touched by a zephyr, And be wet and soft like Earth newly swept by rain.
During a recent visit to the new welcome center a crate of nearly softball-sized giant dewlap Toulouse eggs was spotted.