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"pouch" in British English

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pouchnoun [C]

uk   us   /paʊtʃ/
  • pouch noun [C] (OF ANIMALS)

a ​pocket on the ​lowerpart of the ​body of some ​femaleanimals in which ​theiryoung are ​carried and ​protected after they are ​born: Kangaroos ​carrytheiryoung in pouches. a ​bagformed from ​skin in the ​mouths of some ​animals, used for ​carrying and ​storingfood
(Definition of pouch from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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pouchnoun [C]

 us   /pɑʊtʃ/
a ​bag or ​softcontainer: The ​raincoat is ​folded inside a ​smallwaterproof pouch. A pouch is also a ​pocket of ​skin on the ​lowerpart of the ​body of some ​femaleanimals, such as ​kangaroos, in which they ​carrytheiryoung.
(Definition of pouch from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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