foreleg

[ fawr-leg, fohr- ]
/ ˈfɔrˌlɛg, ˈfoʊr- /

noun

one of the front legs of a quadruped, an insect, etc.

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Origin of foreleg

First recorded in 1375–1425, foreleg is from the late Middle English word forlegge. See fore-, leg
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foreleg

/ (ˈfɔːˌlɛɡ) /

noun

either of the front legs of a horse, sheep, or other quadruped
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