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limb

noun [C] uk   /lɪm/ us  

limb noun [C] (OF PERSON/ANIMAL)

an arm or leg of a person or animal: The accident victims mostly had injuries to their lower limbs (= legs). an artificial limb
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limb noun [C] (OF TREE)

a large branch of a tree: An 18-year-old student at California State University died yesterday when she was struck by a falling limb from a large oak tree.
Translations of “limb”
in Korean 사지…
in Arabic طَرَف…
in French membre, (grosse) branche…
in Turkish kol bacak, ana dal, büyük dal…
in Italian arto, membro…
in Chinese (Traditional) 肢體, 樹枝,樹杈…
in Russian конечность (рука или нога), ветка, сук…
in Polish kończyna, konar…
in Spanish miembro, rama…
in Portuguese membro…
in German das Körperglied, der Ast…
in Catalan membre…
in Japanese (人の)手足…
in Chinese (Simplified) 肢体, 树枝,树杈…
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