ancon

[ang-kon] /ˈæŋ kɒn/
noun, plural ancones
[ang-koh-neez] /æŋˈkoʊ niz/ (Show IPA)
1.
the elbow.
2.
Architecture. a bracket or console, as one supporting part of a cornice.
Origin
1700–10; < Latin < Greek ankṓn elbow
Related forms
anconal
[ang-kohn-l] /æŋˈkoʊn l/ (Show IPA),
anconeal
[ang-koh-nee-uh l] /æŋˈkoʊ ni əl/ (Show IPA),
adjective
anconoid, adjective
subanconeal, adjective
British Dictionary definitions for ancon
ancon or ancone (ˈæŋkɒn, ˈæŋkəʊn)
 
n , pl ancones
1.  architect a projecting bracket or console supporting a cornice
2.  a former technical name for elbow
 
[C18: from Greek ankōn a bend]
 
ancone or ancone (ˈæŋkɒn, ˈæŋkəʊn, æŋˈkəʊniːz)
 
n
 
[C18: from Greek ankōn a bend]
 
anconal or ancone
 
adj
 
anconeal or ancone
 
adj

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