cheek pouch


noun

a sac in the cheek of certain animals, as squirrels, in which food may be carried.

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Origin of cheek pouch

First recorded in 1825–35
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cheek pouch

noun

a membranous pouch inside the mouth of many rodents and some other mammals: used for holding food
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