Definitions for haunchhɔntʃ, hɑntʃ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. haunch(noun)

    the hip and buttock and upper thigh in human beings

  2. haunch(noun)

    the loin and leg of a quadruped


  1. haunch(Noun)

    The area encompassing the upper thigh, hip and buttocks on one side of a human, primate, or quadruped animal, especially one that is able to sit on its hindquarters.

  2. haunch(Noun)

    The loin and leg of a quadruped, especially when used as food.

  3. haunch(Noun)

    A squat vertical support structure.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Haunch(noun)

    the hip; the projecting region of the lateral parts of the pelvis and the hip joint; the hind part

  2. Haunch(noun)

    of meats: The leg and loin taken together; as, a haunch of venison

  3. Origin: [F. hanche, of German origin; cf. OD. hancke, hencke, and also OHG. ancha; prob. not akin to E. ankle.]

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