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Dewlap   Listen
Dewlap

noun
1.
A hanging fold of loose skin on an elderly person's neck.






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"Dewlap" Quotes from Famous Books



... for all apprehension by consciousness takes place by means of some distinction 'This is such and such.' Nothing can be apprehended apart from some special feature of make or structure, as e.g. the triangularly shaped dewlap in the case of cows. The true distinction between non-determinate and determinate perception is that the former is the apprehension of the first individual among a number of things belonging to the same class, ...
— The Vedanta-Sutras with the Commentary by Ramanuja - Sacred Books of the East, Volume 48 • Trans. George Thibaut



Words linked to "Dewlap" :   neck, cutis, cervix, tegument, skin



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