pouch

[ pouch ]
/ paʊtʃ /

noun

verb (used with object)

verb (used without object)

to form a pouch or a cavity resembling a pouch.

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Origin of pouch

1350–1400; Middle English pouche<Anglo-French, variant of Old French poche; also poke, poque bag. See poke2
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British Dictionary definitions for pouch

pouch
/ (paʊtʃ) /

noun

verb

Derived forms of pouch

pouchy, adjective

Word Origin for pouch

C14: from Old Norman French pouche, from Old French poche bag; see poke ²
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Medical definitions for pouch

pouch
[ pouch ]

n.

A pocketlike space in the body.
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