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maw

 (mô)
n.
1. The mouth, stomach, jaws, or gullet of a voracious animal, especially a carnivore.
2. The opening into something felt to be insatiable: "I saw the opening maw of hell" (Herman Melville).

[Middle English mawe, from Old English maga.]

maw

(mɔː)
n
1. (Zoology) the mouth, throat, crop, or stomach of an animal, esp of a voracious animal
2. informal the mouth or stomach of a greedy person
[Old English maga; related to Middle Dutch maghe, Old Norse magi]

maw

(mɔ)

n.
1. the mouth, throat, or stomach, esp. of a voracious carnivore.
2. the crop or craw of a fowl.
3. something that suggests a maw.
[before 900; Middle English mawe, Old English maga, c. Old High German mago, Old Norse magi]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.maw - informal terms for the mouthmaw - informal terms for the mouth  
mouth, oral cavity, oral fissure, rima oris - the opening through which food is taken in and vocalizations emerge; "he stuffed his mouth with candy"

maw

noun mouth, crop, throat, jaws, gullet, craw embed the hook in the shark's gaping maw
Translations

maw

[mɔː] N
1. (Anat) → estómago m; [of cow etc] → cuajar m; [of bird] → molleja f, buche m
2. (fig) → fauces fpl

maw

n
(Anat) → Magen m; (of cow)(Lab-)magen m; (of bird)Hals m
(liter)Maul nt; (fig)Rachen m, → Schlund m
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