abajoue

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Probably by reanalysis of la bajoue.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /a.ba.ʒu/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

abajoue f (plural abajoues)

  1. (anatomy, zoology) A pouch in the cheek of some animals, usually used to carry food; a cheek pouch.
  2. (slang) A flabby face or cheek.

Usage notes[edit]

  • Not to be confused with bajoue, which is the name of the cheeks of some animals.

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