tongue

noun

  • 1

    The fleshy muscular organ in the mouth of a mammal, used for tasting, licking, swallowing, and (in humans) articulating speech.

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Origin

Old English tunge, of Germanic origin; related to Dutch tong, German Zunge, and Latin lingua.

Pronunciation

  • tongue /tʌŋ/