anklebone

anklebone
noun Date: 14th century talus II,1

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • anklebone — [aŋ′kəlbōn΄] n. the bone of the ankle; talus …   English World dictionary

  • anklebone — /ang keuhl bohn /, n. the talus. [1350 1400; ME; see ANKLE, BONE1] * * * …   Universalium

  • anklebone — noun The talus …   Wiktionary

  • anklebone — an·kle·bone aŋ kəl .bōn n TALUS (1) …   Medical dictionary

  • anklebone — n. bone in the ankle, talus (Anatomy) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • anklebone — an•kle•bone [[t]ˈæŋ kəlˌboʊn[/t]] n. anat. the talus • Etymology: 1350–1400 …   From formal English to slang

  • anklebone — /ˈæŋkəlboʊn/ (say angkuhlbohn) noun → astragalus …   Australian English dictionary

  • anklebone — noun the bone in the ankle that articulates with the leg bones to form the ankle joint • Syn: ↑astragal, ↑astragalus, ↑talus • Derivationally related forms: ↑astragalar (for: ↑astragalus), ↑astragalar …   Useful english dictionary

  • talus — talus1 /tay leuhs/, n., pl. tali / luy/. Anat. the uppermost bone of the proximal row of bones of the tarsus; anklebone. [1685 95; < L talus ankle, anklebone, die. See TASSEL1] talus2 /tay leuhs, tal euhs/, n., pl. taluses …   Universalium

  • talus — {{11}}talus (1) anklebone, 1690s, from L. talus ankle, anklebone, knucklebone (pl. tali), related to L. taxillus a small die, cube (they originally were made from the knucklebones of animals). {{12}}talus (2) slope, 1640s, from Fr. talus (16c.),… …   Etymology dictionary

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