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 for lingua
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Lingua \Lin"gua\ (l[i^][ng]"gw[.a]), n.; pl. Lingu[ae]
     (l[i^][ng]"gw[=e]). [L., the tongue.] (Zool.)
     (a) A tongue.
     (b) A median process of the labium, at the under side of the
         mouth in insects, and serving as a tongue.
         [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: a mobile mass of muscular tissue covered with mucous
           membrane and located in the oral cavity [syn: tongue,
           lingua, glossa, clapper]

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