cheek pouch

cheek pouch

noun
a sac in the cheek of certain animals, as squirrels, in which food may be carried.

Origin:
1825–35

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cheek pouch
 
n
a membranous pouch inside the mouth of many rodents and some other mammals: used for holding food

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