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What is a dewlap?

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a dewlap is mass of skin under a rabbits neck == A fold of skin that depends from the neck. It's a normal feature; not a condition. This occurs in dogs and humans as well as rabbits -- other animals as well.
a lose peice of skin hangging from animal neck

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