dewlap

[doo-lap, dyoo-]
noun
1.
a pendulous fold of skin under the throat of a bovine animal.
2.
any similar part in other animals, as the wattle of fowl or the inflatable loose skin under the throat of some lizards.

Origin:
1350–1400; Middle English dew(e)lappe, apparently dewe dew + lappe lap1; compare Danish dog-læp, Dutch (dial.) dauw-zwengel; literal sense is unclear

dewlapped, adjective
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dewlap (ˈdjuːˌlæp)
 
n
1.  a loose fold of skin hanging from beneath the throat in cattle, dogs, etc
2.  loose skin on an elderly person's throat
 
[C14 dewlappe, from dew (probably changed by folk etymology from an earlier form of different meaning) + lap1 (from Old English læppa hanging flap), perhaps of Scandinavian origin; compare Danish doglæp]
 
'dewlapped
 
adj

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dewlap
c.1350 dewe lappe, from lappe "loose piece" (O.E. læppa), first element of unknown origin or meaning. Originally of cattle.
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Example sentences
They also have a flap of skin on the bottom of their necks called a dewlap.
During the rut, bulls roll around in basins of urine known as wallow pits, and the dewlap waves the funky perfume around.
First, the number of nodes from ground level to attachment of the top visible dewlap leaf was counted.
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