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cheek pouch

noun
1.
a sac in the cheek of certain animals, as squirrels, in which food may be carried.
Origin of cheek pouch
1825-1835
1825-35
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  • We threw them bread and raisins, and the wounded warrior carefully stowed the greater part away in his cheek pouch.

    Beast and Man in India John Lockwood Kipling
British Dictionary definitions for cheek pouch

cheek pouch

noun
1.
a membranous pouch inside the mouth of many rodents and some other mammals: used for holding food
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