Hindquarters

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Definition

the hindquarters: the backside, the bottom (of an animal)
noun
Hind (from the same root as behind) is an adjective that means 'bottom' or 'lower':

the hind legs the back legs

Examples

  • "The retail magnate was detained and jailed early yesterday morning after park ranger Ernest Marshall discovered a shotgun shell lodged in the hindquarters of a bear cub near Warbuckle's ranch."

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