Adam'sapple


Adam'sapple
Ad·am's apple (ădʹəmz) n.
The slight projection at the front of the throat formed by the largest cartilage of the larynx, usually more prominent in men than in women.
  [Ultimately translation of French pomme d'Adam, pomegranate, Adam's apple (sense influenced by Arabic rummāna, pomegranate, Adam's apple): pomme, apple + de, of + Adam, Adam.]

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Universalium. 2010.


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