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Word of the Day 4/2/14 Maw

Maw (noun)
maw [maw]


noun
1. the mouth, throat, or gullet of an animal, especially a carnivorous mammal.
2. the crop or craw of a fowl.
3. the stomach, especially that of an animal.
4. a cavernous opening that resembles the open jaws of an animal: the gaping maw of hell.
5. the symbolic or theoretical center of a voracious hunger or appetite of any kind: the ravenous maw of Death.

Origin: before 900; Middle English mawe, Old English maga; cognate with Dutch maag, German Magen, Old Norse magi

Maw (noun)
maw [maw]


noun Informal.
1. mother.

Origin: variant of ma

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