nuque

[nook, nyook]

noun

the back of the neck.

Nearby words

  1. nuptial,
  2. nuptial mass,
  3. nuptial plumage,
  4. nuptially,
  5. nuptials,
  6. nur,
  7. nuraghe,
  8. nurd,
  9. nuremberg,
  10. nuremberg egg

Origin of nuque

From French, dating back to 1570–80; see origin at nucha

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