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loinnoun

uk   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)
Translations of “loin”
in Vietnamese chỗ thắt lưng…
in Spanish lomo…
in Thai เนื้อตะโพก…
in Malaysian daging batang pinang…
in French filet, longe…
in German die Lende…
in Chinese (Traditional) 腰肉, 後腿肉…
in Indonesian daging pinggul…
in Chinese (Simplified) 腰肉, 后腿肉…
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