Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Enlargement of the tongue.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In pathology, hypertrophy of the tongue.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Med.) Enlargement or hypertrophy of the tongue.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun Enlargement or hypertrophy of the tongue.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a congenital disorder characterized by an abnormally large tongue; often seen in cases of Down's syndrome

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[French macroglossie : macro-, macro- + Greek glōssa, tongue.]

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