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Topic: ANIMALS

Date: 1400-1500
Origin: From a Scandinavian language

rump

noun
     
rump
1 [countable]HBA the part of an animal's back that is just above its legs
2

rump steak

DF good quality meat that comes from the rump of a cow
3 [countable] the part of your body that you sit on - used humorously [= bottom]
4 [singular] British English the part of a group or government that remains after most of the other members have left
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