animal leg

noun
the leg of an animal
Hypernyms: ↑leg
Part Holonyms: ↑quadruped, ↑biped
Part Meronyms: ↑cannon, ↑shank

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • leg — leg1 [ leg ] noun count *** ▸ 1 part of body ▸ 2 clothing covering leg ▸ 3 meat from animal leg ▸ 4 part of furniture ▸ 5 part of trip/race ▸ + PHRASES 1. ) one of the two parts of your body to which your feet are attached: He s trying to balance …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Leg (disambiguation) — A leg is a limb used to support an animal.Leg may also refer to: * The human leg * Cathetus, the leg lines that form angles or triangles * Leg (rallying) * Leg (sailing), A distance that a sailing vessel does without changing the sails from one… …   Wikipedia

  • leg — /lɛg / (say leg) noun 1. one of the members or limbs which support and move the human or animal body. 2. this part of an animal, especially lamb or veal, used as meat to roast, bake, etc. 3. that part of the limb between the knee and the ankle. 4 …   Australian English dictionary

  • leg*/*/*/ — [leg] noun [C] 1) one of the parts of a person s or animal s body to which the feet are attached an exercise to strengthen the leg muscles[/ex] She sat down and crossed her legs.[/ex] 2) the part of a piece of clothing that covers one of your… …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • Leg — (l[e^]g), n. [Icel. leggr; akin to Dan. l[ae]g calf of the leg, Sw. l[ a]gg.] 1. A limb or member of an animal used for supporting the body, and in running, climbing, and swimming; esp., that part of the limb between the knee and foot. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Leg bail — Leg Leg (l[e^]g), n. [Icel. leggr; akin to Dan. l[ae]g calf of the leg, Sw. l[ a]gg.] 1. A limb or member of an animal used for supporting the body, and in running, climbing, and swimming; esp., that part of the limb between the knee and foot.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • leg — ► NOUN 1) each of the limbs on which a person or animal moves and stands. 2) a long, thin support or prop, especially of a chair or table. 3) a section of a journey, process, or race. 4) (in sport) each of two or more games or stages constituting …   English terms dictionary

  • leg-rope — /ˈlɛg roʊp/ (say leg rohp) verb (t) (leg roped, leg roping) 1. to catch and rope (an animal) by the hind leg, especially a cow in a bail or a steer for branding. 2. Colloquial (of a woman) to limit the independent activities of (her husband). 3.… …   Australian English dictionary

  • leg — n. one of the two or four limbs that support and move an animal or human; part of the lower limb of a human from the knee to the ankle; something which resembles a leg; section of a garment which covers the leg; section of a course or journey v.… …   English contemporary dictionary

  • leg·ged — /ˈlɛgəd/ adj : having legs of a specified type or number usually used in combination with another adjective a four legged animal a long legged bird …   Useful english dictionary

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