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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They are also known for the well-developed distinguishing knob on their foreheads and the dewlap that hangs from their lower jaw and upper neck.
Perineum, udder and external genitalia (98%) were the most tick infested sites in cattle followed by dewlap (92%), inner thighs (90%), neck and back (54%), tail (26%), ears (13%), around eyes (10%), flanks (4%) and legs (2%).
Below the women red men, sinewy, and a bull eland, triangular chest, dewlap and spiral horns.
Its colour is ruddy fawn or chestnut, with vertical white stripes on flanks and conspicuous black and white markings on the face, ears, limbs and dewlap (Fig.
Two giant dewlap Toulouse geese, each weighing about 20 pounds, waddled across the driveway leading to the main building of the 23-acre farm to a little pond where several green Cayuga ducks cavorted in the water with some brown Rouen ducks.
Heavy with dewlap and a thick brush of forehead hair, the bull was a good, mature animal that had passed along his genetics.
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.
When possible, we classified moose based on presence of vulval patch, antlers, and size of dewlap.
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.