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loin

noun uk   /lɔɪn/ us  
[C or U] (a piece of) meat from the back of an animal near the tail or from the top part of the back legs loins [plural] literary or humorous the part of the body that is above the legs and below the waist, especially the sexual organs: the fruit of your loins (= your child/children)
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