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The cheek.

Latin bucca, cheek.

The adjective buccal relates to the cheek; buccolingual (Latin lingua, tongue) to the cheek and tongue; buccopharyngeal to the cheek and pharynx or the mouth and pharynx; buccinator, a flat thin muscle in the wall of the cheek, derives from the related Latin buccinare, to blow a trumpet. However, buccanneer, a pirate, comes from French boucan, a frame on which to cook or cure meat.

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