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1. A lower jaw that protrudes beyond the upper jaw.
2. A long, thin jaw that gives the face a gaunt appearance.
lan′tern-jawed′ (-jôd′) adj.
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(Anatomy) (when: plural, refers to upper and lower jaw; when singular usually to lower jaw) a long hollow jaw that gives the face a drawn appearance
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1. a distinctly protruding lower jaw.
2. a long, thin jaw.
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