Meaning of “jugular vein” in the English Dictionary

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"jugular vein" in British English

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jugular veinnoun [ C ]

/ˈdʒʌɡ.jə.lə ˌveɪn/ /ˈdʒʌɡ.jə.lɚ ˌveɪn/ also jugular

any of several large veins in the neck that carry blood from the head to the heart

(Definition of “jugular vein” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"jugular (vein)" in American English

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jugular (vein)noun [ C ]

us /ˈdʒʌɡ·jə·lər (ˌveɪn)/

any of several large veins (= tubes that carry blood to the heart) in the neck

(Definition of “jugular (vein)” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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