[ahn-kaw-nah; English ang-koh-nuh]
noun, plural ancone [ahn-kaw-ne] . English, anconas. Italian.
an altarpiece, usually consisting of a painted panel or panels, reliefs, or statues set in an elaborate frame.

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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)
[C18: from Greek ankōn a bend]
anconal or ancone
anconeal or ancone

Ancona (Italian aŋˈkoːna)
a port in central Italy, on the Adriatic, capital of the Marches: founded by Greeks from Syracuse in about 390 bc. Pop: 100 507 (2001)

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