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dewlap

(do͞o′lăp′, dyo͞o′-)
n.
1. A fold of loose skin hanging from the neck of certain animals.
2. A pendulous part similar to this, such as the wattle of a bird.
3. A fold of loose skin hanging from the neck of a person.

dewlap

loose skin under the throat and neck which may be pendulous in some species or breeds, e.g. Bloodhounds, Indian cattle, rabbits.
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According to them, the fact that the lizards responded to the atypical, but eye-catching, dewlap extensions confirmed the hypothesis that any high-speed movement at the onset of a display could function as an effective alert.
He still had his full winter color, with a huge dewlap, so he was spectacular no matter what kind of horns he had.
Thanks to the magic of paint, he switched the color of throat flaps, called dewlaps, in members of two otherwise similar-looking Anolis species.
On the female side, we have dewlaps, liver spots, swag arms, pendulous breasts, piles, knee flaps, and varicose veins.
Like a desert landscape, those folds and tucks and dewlaps speak to an almost terrifying continuity, the exactions of time and climate presenting themselves with the bleak clarity of landmarks along the entropic path.