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Haunch vs. Loin

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Haunchnoun

(anatomy) The area encompassing the upper thigh, hip and buttocks on one side of a human, primate, or quadruped animal, especially one that can sit on its hindquarters.

Loinnoun

The part of the body (of humans and quadrupeds) at each side of the backbone, between the ribs and hips

Haunchnoun

The loin and leg of a quadruped, especially when used as food.

Loinnoun

Any of several cuts of meat taken from this part of an animal

Haunchnoun

(architecture) A squat vertical support structure.

Loinnoun

That part of a human being or quadruped, which extends on either side of the spinal column between the hip bone and the false ribs. In human beings the loins are also called the reins. See Illust. of Beef.

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Haunchnoun

(dialect) A jerked underhand throw.

Loinnoun

A cut of meat taken from this part of a food animal, as from cattle or hogs.

Haunchverb

To provide with a haunch or supporting structure.

Loinnoun

The pubic area; the genitalia, especially in women; as, receptive loins.

Haunchverb

To throw with an underhand movement.

Loinnoun

a cut of meat taken from the side and back of an animal between the ribs and the rump

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Haunchnoun

The hip; the projecting region of the lateral parts of the pelvis and the hip joint; the hind part.

Loinnoun

either side of the backbone between the hipbone and the ribs in humans as well as quadrupeds

Haunchnoun

Of meats: The leg and loin taken together; as, a haunch of venison.

Loinnoun

the part of the body on both sides of the spine between the lowest (false) ribs and the hip bones.

Haunchnoun

the hip and buttock and upper thigh in human beings

Loinnoun

the region of the sexual organs regarded as the source of erotic or procreative power

‘he felt a stirring in his loins at the thought’;

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Haunchnoun

the loin and leg of a quadruped

Loinnoun

a joint of meat that includes the vertebrae of the loins

‘loin of pork’;

Loin

The loins, or lumbus, are the sides between the lower ribs and pelvis, and the lower part of the back. The term is used to describe the anatomy of humans and quadrupeds, such as horses, pigs, or cattle.

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