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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