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A pocketlike fold of skin in the cheeks of various animals, such as squirrels, gophers, and monkeys, that functions as a means of carrying food.
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(Zoology) a membranous pouch inside the mouth of many rodents and some other mammals: used for holding food
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a sac in the cheek of certain animals, as squirrels, in which food may be carried.
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|Noun||1.||cheek pouch - a membranous pouch inside the mouth of many rodents (as a gopher)|
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