paxwax

paxwax

(ˈpæksˌwæks)
n
(Anatomy) dialect a strong ligament in the neck of many mammals, which supports the head
[C15: changed from C14 fax wax, probably from Old English feax hair of the head, wax growth]
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More than five pages are devoted to the 25 variants of PAXWAX, a neck ligament in as quadruped