Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In anatomy, the fleshy part under the chin.

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  • n. a fold of fatty tissue under the chin

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Record-setting heat this summer and lack of rain have halted the flow on this part of the Brazos, and Notropis buccula and Notropis oxyrhynchus have been stuck in isolated pools.

    Scientists Fish for Way to Save Shiners

  • "Eight buccula…51 oxy," they yelled out as Mr. Mayes tallied the numbers in an orange notebook.

    Scientists Fish for Way to Save Shiners

  • S, and yarrow we can wrinkly crosspiece and buccula for a seaside that, at its bedder, may not be unseasoned for it.

    Rational Review

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  • I wonder what this has in common with 'Bucolic'. The implications are damning!

    July 31, 2008

  • I immediately thought bunnicula.

    April 10, 2008

  • Not to be confused with Dracula, Broccula, or Bunnicula.

    Hee.

    April 9, 2008

  • A double chin!

    January 5, 2008