Definition of foreleg in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈfôrˌleɡ/


Either of the front legs of a four-footed animal.
Example sentences
  • Males have a matt black coat, with white socks and a widening black stripe on the front of their forelegs.
  • One female searched in various spots from 1050 to 1149 hrs before she began digging with the mandibles and forelegs.
  • Near the end of the closure, most females at Presque Isle turned around and broke down the top and sides of the entrance with the forelegs and mandibles.

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Syllabification: fore·leg

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