Definitions for LINGUAˈlɪŋ gwə

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

lin•gua*ˈlɪŋ gwə(n.)(pl.)-guae

  1. the tongue or a part like a tongue.

* (-gwē)..

Origin of lingua:

1665–75; < L; akin to tongue

Princeton's WordNet

  1. tongue, lingua, glossa, clapper(noun)

    a mobile mass of muscular tissue covered with mucous membrane and located in the oral cavity

Webster Dictionary

  1. Lingua(noun)

    a tongue

  2. Lingua(noun)

    a median process of the labium, at the under side of the mouth in insects, and serving as a tongue

Translations for LINGUA

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


the fleshy organ inside the mouth, used in tasting, swallowing, speaking etc

The doctor looked at her tongue.

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