forelimb

[ fawr-lim, fohr- ]
/ ˈfɔrˌlɪm, ˈfoʊr- /

noun

a front limb of an animal.

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Origin of forelimb

First recorded in 1785–95; fore- + limb1
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British Dictionary definitions for forelimb

forelimb
/ (ˈfɔːˌlɪm) /

noun

either of the front or anterior limbs of a four-limbed vertebrate: a foreleg, flipper, or wing
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