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  • n. The posterior portion of the neck in birds.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The part of the neck nearest the back.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In ornithology, the lower back part of the neck; the scruff of the neck, just below the nape. Illiger; Sundevall.

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