Definition of dewlap in English:
A fold of loose skin hanging from the neck or throat of an animal, especially that present in many cattle.
- Exposed skin of the ceres, dewlaps, horns, bills or legs may be brightly colored red or blue.
- In tree lizards, the male morphs are represented by differences in the coloration of the dewlap (throat fan) used in social communication.
- Wattle, OT congenital cervical tragus, is a term coined by Clarke1 to describe an unusual skin appendage found on the neck analogous to growths on the dewlaps of birds (turkeys, roosters, etc).
Definition of dewlap in:
- US English dictionary
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