Definitions

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  • n. The ramus of the lower jaw of a bird as far as it is naked.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The ramus of the lower jaw of a bird as far as it is naked; -- commonly used in the plural.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The mandibular ramus of a bird's bill; either prong or fork of the lower mandible.

Etymologies

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New Latin, from Ancient Greek.

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