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n. pl. lin·guae (-gwē′)
A tongue or tonguelike organ.
n, pl -guae (-ɡwiː)
1. (Anatomy) the technical name for tongue
2. (Anatomy) any tongue-like structure
n., pl. -guae (-gwē).
the tongue or a part like a tongue.
[1665–75; < Latin; akin to tongue]
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|Noun||1.||lingua - a mobile mass of muscular tissue covered with mucous membrane and located in the oral cavity|
organ - a fully differentiated structural and functional unit in an animal that is specialized for some particular function
articulator - a movable speech organ
mouth, oral cavity, oral fissure, rima oris - the opening through which food is taken in and vocalizations emerge; "he stuffed his mouth with candy"
n. L. lengua o estructura semejante a la lengua.