bony
also boney adjective (bonier; -est) Date: 14th century 1. a. consisting of bone b. resembling bone 2. a. full of bones <
a bony piece of fish
>
b. having prominent bones <
a rugged bony face
>
3. a. skinny, scrawny b. barren, lean

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Bőny — Administration …   Wikipédia en Français

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  • Bony — Bon y, a. 1. Consisting of bone, or of bones; full of bones; pertaining to bones. [1913 Webster] 2. Having large or prominent bones. [1913 Webster] {Bony fish} (Zo[ o]l.), the menhaden. {Bony pike} (Zo[ o]l.), the gar pike ({Lepidosteus}). [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bony — also bon·ey bō nē adj, bon·i·er; est consisting of or resembling bone <bony prominences of the skull> …   Medical dictionary

  • bony — bony; bony·fish; …   English syllables

  • Bony — (Boni), 1) Königreich auf der westlichen der beiden südlichen Landzungen der Insel Celebes, besteht aus 8 verbündeten Staaten mit eben so viel erblichen Despoten (Arung), die sich einen Vorsitzenden (Arunga) aus ihrer Mitte wählen; Streitmacht… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • bony — index ossified Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • bony — Mot Monosíl·lab Nom masculí …   Diccionari Català-Català

  • Bony — Fréquent dans le Puy de Dôme (également 12, 69), c est un diminutif de Bon (voir ce nom). Variante : Bonny …   Noms de famille

  • bony — late 14c., from BONE (Cf. bone) + Y (Cf. y) (2) …   Etymology dictionary

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