chinbone
noun Date: before 12th century mandible; especially the median anterior part of the human mandible

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • chinbone — /chin bohn /, n. the anterior portion of the mandible, forming the prominence of the chin. [bef. 1000; ME, OE. See CHIN, BONE] * * * …   Universalium

  • chinbone — chin·bone chin bōn, .bōn n JAW (1b) esp the median anterior part of the bone of the human lower jaw …   Medical dictionary

  • chinbone — chin•bone [[t]ˈtʃɪnˌboʊn[/t]] n. anat. the anterior portion of the mandible, forming the prominence of the chin • Etymology: bef. 1000 …   From formal English to slang

  • chinbone — ˈ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ noun Etymology: Middle English, from Old English cinbān, from cin chin + bān bone : mandible; especially : the median anterior part of the human mandible * * * /chin bohn /, n …   Useful english dictionary

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