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Meaning of “lung” in the English Dictionary

"lung" in British English

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lungnoun [C]

uk   us   /lʌŋ/
B2 either of the two ​organs in the ​chest with which ​people and some ​animalsbreathe: lung ​cancer

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

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lungnoun [C]

 us   /lʌŋ/
biology either of the two ​breathingorgans in the ​chest of ​people and some ​animals
(Definition of lung from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “lung”
in Korean 폐…
in Arabic رِئة…
in Malaysian paru-paru…
in French poumon…
in Russian легкое…
in Chinese (Traditional) 肺,肺部…
in Italian polmone…
in Turkish akciğer…
in Polish płuco…
in Spanish pulmón…
in Vietnamese phổi…
in Portuguese pulmão…
in Thai ปอด…
in German die Lunge…
in Catalan pulmó…
in Japanese 肺…
in Chinese (Simplified) 肺,肺部…
in Indonesian paru-paru…
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