Meaning of “loin” in the English Dictionary

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"loin" in British English

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loinnoun

uk /lɔɪn/ us /lɔɪn/

[ 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)

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

"loin" in American English

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loinnoun [ C ]

us /lɔɪn/

a piece of meat from the back of an animal near the tail or from the top part of the back legs:

roast loin of venison

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