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forelimb

[fawr-lim, fohr-] /ˈfɔrˌlɪm, ˈfoʊr-/
noun
1.
a front limb of an animal.
Origin
1785-1795
1785-95; fore- + limb
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Examples from the web for forelimb
  • All are stout-bodied, burrow-dwelling herbivores with forelimb anatomy indicative of a scratch-digging lifestyle.
  • Instead the dinosaur forelimb, already feather-clad, was modified for flight.
  • Its face is nestled behind one forelimb, which resembles a wing except for the long, clawed fingers at the end.
  • An example is the forelimb structure shared by cats and whales.
British Dictionary definitions for forelimb

forelimb

/ˈfɔːˌlɪm/
noun
1.
either of the front or anterior limbs of a four-limbed vertebrate: a foreleg, flipper, or wing
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