The definition of a limb is a branch or a jointed part of the body.(noun)
An example of a limb is a leg.
See limb in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: with unhistoric -b < ME lim < OE, akin to ON limr, limb < IE base *(e)lei-, to bend > el(bow)
Origin: Fr limbe, orig., limbo < ML(Ec) limbus < L: see limbo
See limb in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Alteration (probably influenced by limb2)
Origin: of Middle English lim
Origin: , from Old English.
Origin: Middle English, graduated edge of an astronomical instrument
Origin: , from Old French limbe
Origin: , from Latin limbus, border.
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