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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
1700-1710
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
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British Dictionary definitions for ancon

ancon

/ˈæŋkɒn/
noun (pl) ancones (æŋˈkəʊniːz)
1.
(architect) a projecting bracket or console supporting a cornice
2.
a former technical name for elbow
Derived Forms
anconal (æŋˈkəʊnəl), anconeal (æŋˈkəʊnɪəl) adjective
Word Origin
C18: from Greek ankōn a bend
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