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hind·quar·ter

 (hīnd′kwôr′tər)
n.
1. The posterior portion of a side of beef, lamb, veal, or mutton, including a hind leg and one or two ribs.
2. hindquarters The posterior part of a quadruped, adjacent to the hind legs.

hindquarter

(ˈhaɪndˌkwɔːtə)
n
1. (Cookery) one of the two back quarters of a carcass of beef, lamb, etc
2. (Zoology) (plural) the rear, esp of a four-legged animal

hind•quar•ter

(ˈhaɪndˌkwɔr tər, -ˌkwɔ-)

n.
1. hindquarters, the rear part of a quadruped.
2. the posterior end of a halved carcass, as of a steer or lamb, sectioned usu. after the 12th rib.
[1880–1885]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hindquarter - the back half of a side of meat
cut of meat, cut - a piece of meat that has been cut from an animal carcass
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