paxwax definition

  • noun:
    • a very good ligament associated with the straight back regarding the throat in quadrupeds, linking the rear of the skull with dorsal spines associated with the cervical vertebrae; the nuchal ligament.
    • The strong ligament associated with the back of throat in quadrupeds. It links the back of the head with dorsal spines associated with cervical vertebræ, and assists to aid your head. Called also paxywaxy and packwax.
    • A butchers’ title associated with the ligamentum nuchæ or nuchal ligament of the straight back of the throat of cattle, etc.

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