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foreleg

[fawr-leg, fohr-] /ˈfɔrˌlɛg, ˈfoʊr-/
noun
1.
one of the front legs of a quadruped, an insect, etc.
Origin of foreleg
late Middle English
1375-1425
1375-1425; late Middle English forlegge. See fore-, leg
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British Dictionary definitions for foreleg

foreleg

/ˈfɔːˌlɛɡ/
noun
1.
either of the front legs of a horse, sheep, or other quadruped
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Word Origin and History for foreleg
n.

late 15c., from fore- + leg (n.).

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