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Noun: loin  loyn
  1. A cut of meat taken from the side and back of an animal between the ribs and the rump
  2. Either side of the backbone between the hipbone and the ribs in humans as well as quadrupeds
    - lumbus

Derived forms: loins

Type of: body part, cut, cut of meat

Part of: homo, human, human being, man, quadruped

Encyclopedia: Loin