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hind limb Syllabification: hind limb
(also hindlimb)

Definition of hind limb in English:


Either of the back limbs of an animal.
Example sentences
  • The limbs are long, and the hindlimbs are longer than forelimbs and in most are well adapted for running.
  • The forelimbs and hindlimbs are transformed into paddles.
  • Both forelimbs and hindlimbs are short and heavily built.
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