"Flap of skin hanging from a bovines neck" Crossword Clue

Author: Olivia Langford
Last Updated: 03 Oct 2023

"Flap of skin hanging from a bovines neck" NYT crossword answer is:

DEWLAP (6 letters length)

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The flap of skin hanging from a bovines neck is commonly referred to as a dewlap. This is a fold of skin that hangs from the lower jaw and neck of certain animals, such as cattle, goats, and sheep. It is thought to have evolved as a way to help regulate body temperature and to help the animal cool down in hot weather. It is also used as a communication signal to other animals, as it can be used to indicate dominance or submission.

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