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hindquarter (plural hindquarters)
- Either rear half of a side of beef, mutton, veal, lamb or by extension from another edible mammal.
- (in the plural) The hind biped (leg) of a quadruped, or all body parts situated behind the hind legs' trunk-attachment.
- (metonymically, derogatory, chiefly in the plural) Human behind, butt.
rear half of a side of an animal
hind leg of a quadruped
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- Webster's Seventh New Collegiate Dictionary, Springfield, Massachusetts, G.&C. Merriam Co., 1967