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limb

noun [C] uk   us   /lɪm/

limb noun [C] (OF PERSON/ANIMAL)

an arm or leg of a person or animal: The accident victims mostly had injuries to their lower limbs (= legs). an artificial limb
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limb noun [C] (OF TREE)

a large branch of a tree: An 18-year-old student at California State University died yesterday when she was struck by a falling limb from a large oak tree.
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