/wind"puyp'/, n.
the trachea of an air-breathing vertebrate.
[1520-30; WIND1 + PIPE1]

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Universalium. 2010.


См. также в других словарях:

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  • windpipe — noun Date: 1530 trachea 1 …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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