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Noun: lingua (linguae)  ling-gwu
  1. A mobile mass of muscular tissue covered with mucous membrane and located in the oral cavity
    - tongue, glossa, clapper [informal]

Derived forms: linguae

Type of: articulator, organ

Part of: cakehole [Brit, informal], gob [Brit, informal], hole [informal], kisser [informal], maw [informal], mouth, oral cavity, oral fissure, pharynx, throat, trap [informal], yap [N. Amer, informal]

Encyclopedia: Lingua