mouffle

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mouffle (plural mouffles)

  1. (Canada) The loose covering around the nose and upper lips of the moose or elk. Prized for stewing or roasting.
    • 1923 Sir James George Frazer - Folk-lore in the Old Testament
      The young wolves divided the spoil into four portions ; but one of them retained the tongue and the other the mouffle (upper lip), which are the chief delicacies of the animal.