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English definition of “pouch”

pouch

noun [C] (OF ANIMALS)    /paʊtʃ/
a pocket on the lower part of the body of some female animals in which their young are carried and protected after they are born: Kangaroos carry their young in pouches.Miscellaneous animal body parts a bag formed from skin in the mouths of some animals, used for carrying and storing foodThe head and neck of non-human animals
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