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hindquarter

[ hahynd-kwawr-ter, -kwaw- ]
/ ˈhaɪndˌkwɔr tər, -ˌkwɔ- /
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noun

the posterior end of a halved carcass of beef, lamb, etc., sectioned usually between the twelfth and thirteenth ribs.
hindquarters, the rear part of an animal.

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Origin of hindquarter

First recorded in 1880–85; hind1 + quarter
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British Dictionary definitions for hindquarter

hindquarter
/ (ˈhaɪndˌkwɔːtə) /

noun

one of the two back quarters of a carcass of beef, lamb, etc
(plural) the rear, esp of a four-legged animal
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