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  Definition of leg
  1. a section or portion of a journey or course; "then we embarked on the second stage of our Caribbean cruise"
  2. (nautical) the distance traveled by a sailing vessel on a single tack
  3. cloth covering consisting of the part of a garment that covers the leg
  4. one of the supports for a piece of furniture
  5. a prosthesis that replaces a missing leg
  6. a human limb; commonly used to refer to a whole limb but technically only the part between the knee and ankle
  7. a structure in animals that is similar to a human leg and used for locomotion
  8. the limb of an animal used for food
  9. a part of a forked or branching shape; "he broke off one of the branches"; "they took the south fork"
Similar Words: stage, peg, wooden leg, pegleg, branch, fork, ramification

 

Hyponyms: fare-stage, pant leg, trouser leg, pin, peg, stick, bowleg, genu varum, tibia vara, shank's mare, shanks' mare, shank's pony, shanks' pony, spindlelegs, spindleshanks, knock-knee, genu valgum, tibia valga, animal leg, ham hock, leg of lamb, gigot, bifurcation, brachium

 

Part Meronyms: journey, journeying, table, chair, tripod, spinning wheel, grand piano, grand, hospital bed, cot, camp bed, four-poster, body, organic structure, physical structure, furcation, forking

 

Derivational Morphology: ramify, branch, fork, furcate, separate

 

Anagrams: gel

 

Language Translations:
Bosnian: noga   Breton: gar  
Catalan: cama   Chinese:  
Croatian: noga   Danish: ben  
Dutch: been   Esperanto: kruro  
Finnish: jalka   French: jambe  
Frisian: skonk   Georgian: ფეხი  
German: Bein   Greek: πόδι  
Hebrew: רגל   Hindi: पांव  
Hungarian: láb   Icelandic: fótur  
Ido: gambo   Indonesian: kaki  
Interlingua: gamba   Irish: cos  
Italian: gamba   Japanese:  
Korean: 다리   Latin: crus  
Latvian: kāja   Malay: kaki  
Malayalam: കാല്‍   Maltese: sieq  
Polish: noga   Portuguese: perna  
Romanian: picior   Russian: нога  
Spanish: pierna   Swahili: mguu  
Swedish: ben   Telugu: కాలు  
Turkish: bacak  
 
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