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loin División en sílabas: loin

Definición de loin en inglés:


(usually loins)
1The part of the body on both sides of the spine between the lowest (false) ribs and the hipbones.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • What is the diagnostic significance of microhaematuria in patients with pain in the loin or lower urinary tract symptoms?
  • He suffered from pain in the loins, scanty urine, hematuria, and generalized edema.
  • Only breast, rib cage and, less distinctly, loin and thigh are exposed.
1.1 (loins) chiefly literary The region of the sexual organs, especially when regarded as the source of erotic or procreative power: he felt a stirring in his loins at the thought
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • The feeling in his chest, and in his loins, returned.
  • His body responded to his mind, flooding his loins, yet again.
  • Does this young man wholly escape guilt of lust, simply because his gluttonous palate overbore his lustful loins?
1.2 (loin) A large cut of meat that includes the vertebrae of the loins: loin of pork with potatoes
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Jamie ordered fillet of beef wrapped in pancetta with port, shallot and foie gras ravioli, while I chose the loin of venison with fresh sage and honeyed Armagnac sweetbreads.
  • The house-smoked loin of pork is prepared on a Li'l Chief smoker (the kind you see at football tailgate parties).
  • Distinctive dishes such as loin of pork cooked in milk, which reduces to provide a grainy sauce, appear in Italian and Spanish cooking.


Middle English: from Old French loigne, based on Latin lumbus.


gird (up) one's loins

see gird1.

Palabras que riman con loin

adjoin, Boulogne, coign, coin, conjoin, Des Moines, Dordogne, enjoin, groin, groyne, join, purloin, quoin, subjoin

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