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bough

noun [C]  /bɑʊ/ us  
a large branch of a tree
Translations of “bough”
in Spanish rama…
in French branche…
in German der Ast…
in Chinese (Traditional) 大樹枝,粗樹枝…
in Russian сук, ветвь…
in Turkish bir ağacın ana dallarından biri…
in Chinese (Simplified) 大树枝,粗树枝…
in Polish konar, gałąź…
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