HyperDic: loin

English > 2 senses of the word loin:
NOUNfoodloina cut of meat taken from the side and back of an animal between the ribs and the rump
animalloin, lumbuseither side of the backbone between the hipbone and the ribs in humans as well as quadrupeds
loin > pronunciation
Soundsloy'n
Rhymesadjoin ... tenderloin: 13 rhymes with oyn...
English > loin: 2 senses > noun 1, food
MeaningA cut of meat taken from the side and back of an animal between the ribs and the rump.
Narrowershort loinThe portion of the loin from which porterhouse steaks are cut
Broadercut, cut of meatA piece of meat that has been cut from an animal carcass
Spanishlomo, lomos
Catalanllom
English > loin: 2 senses > noun 2, animal
MeaningEither side of the backbone between the hipbone and the ribs in humans as well as quadrupeds.
Synonymlumbus
Part ofhomo, man, human being, humanAny living or extinct member of the family Hominidae characterized by superior intelligence, articulate speech, and erect carriage
quadrupedAn animal especially a mammal having four limbs specialized for walking
Broaderbody partAny part of an organism such as an organ or extremity
Spanishijada, lomo, lumbus
Catalanillada, llom, lumbus
Adjectiveslumbarof or relating to or near the part of the back between the ribs and the hipbones

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