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noun [countable] medical     mandible pronunciation in British English
/ˈmændɪb(ə)l/
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singularmandible
pluralmandibles
  1. the lower jaw of a person, animal, or fish
    1. a.
      the top or bottom part of a bird’s beak
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    2. b.
      either of the two parts of an insect’s mouth that it uses for biting
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