Definition of forequarters in English:

forequarters

Line breaks: fore|quar¦ters
Pronunciation: /ˈfɔːkwɔːtəz
 
/

noun

The front legs and adjoining parts of a quadruped.
More example sentences
  • Bison are distinguished by their low horns, rounded forehead, and greater height of the forequarters compared with the hindquarters.
  • A dragon figure occupies one side of the tree, its forequarters resting on the base and its undulating, ropelike body (part of which is now missing) extending upward.
  • It appears to depict a bison's head and forequarters attached to a humanlike body.

Definition of forequarters in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day vituperate
Pronunciation: vɪˈtjuːpəreɪt
verb
blame or insult (someone) in strong language...