Definitions for MAW

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary


  1. the mouth, throat, or stomach, esp. of a voracious carnivore.

    Category: Zoology

  2. the crop or craw of a fowl.

    Category: Ornithology

  3. something that suggests a maw.

Origin of maw:

bef. 900; ME mawe, OE maga, c. OHG mago, ON magi

Princeton's WordNet

  1. trap, cakehole, hole, maw, yap, gob(noun)

    informal terms for the mouth

Webster Dictionary

  1. Maw(noun)

    a gull

  2. Maw(noun)

    a stomach; the receptacle into which food is taken by swallowing; in birds, the craw; -- now used only of the lower animals, exept humorously or in contempt

  3. Maw(noun)

    appetite; inclination

  4. Maw(noun)

    an old game at cards


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