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11 entries found for tongue. The first 10 are listed below.
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Main Entry: 1tongue
Pronunciation: primarystresstschwaeng
Function: noun
1 : a fleshy movable muscular part of the floor of the mouth of most vertebrates that has sensory organs (as taste buds) and small glands and functions especially in taking and swallowing food and in human beings as a speech organ
2 : the flesh of a tongue (as of beef) used as food
3 : the power of communication : SPEECH
4 : LANGUAGE 1a
5 : something resembling a tongue (as in being long and fastened at one end)
- tongueˇless /-lschwas/ adjective
- tongueˇlike /-secondarystresslimacrk/ adjective

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