limb Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"limb" in British English

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limbnoun [C]

uk   us   /lɪm/

limb noun [C] (OF PERSON/ANIMAL)

an ​arm or ​leg of a ​person or ​animal: The ​accidentvictimsmostly had ​injuries to ​theirlower limbs (= ​legs). an ​artificial limb
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limb noun [C] (OF TREE)

a ​largebranch of a ​tree: An 18-year-old ​student at California State University ​diedyesterday when she was ​struck by a ​falling limb from a ​largeoaktree.
(Definition of limb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"limb" in American English

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limbnoun [C]

 us   /lɪm/

limb noun [C] (ARM OR LEG)

fml an ​arm or ​leg of a ​person or ​animal, or an animal’s ​wing

limb noun [C] (BRANCH)

a ​largebranch of a ​tree
(Definition of limb from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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