ancon

ancon

[ang-kon]
noun, plural ancones [ang-koh-neez] .
1.
the elbow.
2.
Architecture. a bracket or console, as one supporting part of a cornice.

Origin:
1700–10; < Latin < Greek ankṓn elbow

anconal [ang-kohn-l] , anconeal [ang-koh-nee-uhl] , adjective
anconoid, adjective
subanconeal, adjective
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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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