dew·lap (dlăp′, dy-)
1. A fold of loose skin hanging from the neck of certain animals.
2. A pendulous part similar to this, such as the wattle of a bird.
3. A fold of loose skin hanging from the neck of a person.
[Middle English dewlappe : dew, of unknown meaning (akin to Danish and Norwegian dog- in Danish doglæb and Norwegian doglæp, dewlap) + lappe, fold; see LAP2.]
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