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pouch

noun [C] uk   /paʊtʃ/ us  

pouch noun [C] (BAG)

a bag or soft container for a small object or a small amount of something: All our electric shavers are supplied with a free travel pouch. Food sealed in foil pouches lasts for a long time.

pouch noun [C] (OF ANIMALS)

a pocket on the lower part of the body of some female animals in which their young are carried and protected after they are born: Kangaroos carry their young in pouches. a bag formed from skin in the mouths of some animals, used for carrying and storing food
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