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Spanish translation of “haunch”


noun /hoːntʃ/
(usually in plural) the fleshy part of the hip
cadera y muslo; anca
The children were squatting on their haunches.
the leg and lower part of the body of a deer etc, as meat
pierna, pernil
a haunch of venison.
(Definition of haunch from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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