Ancones
Ancon An"con ([a^][ng]"k[o^]m), n.; L. pl. {Ancones}. [L., fr. Gr. 'agkw`n the bent arm, elbow; any hook or bend.] (Anat.) The olecranon, or the elbow. [1913 Webster]

{Ancon sheep} (Zo["o]l.), a breed of sheep with short crooked legs and long back. It originated in Massachusetts in 1791; -- called also the {otter breed}. [1913 Webster]


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