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anklebone

[ang-kuh l-bohn] /ˈæŋ kəlˌboʊn/
noun
1.
the talus.
Origin of anklebone
1350-1400
1350-1400; Middle English; see ankle, bone1
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  • Her master of the horse, Prince Repnin, held the bridle of the horse, which suddenly gave him a kick which broke his anklebone.

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British Dictionary definitions for anklebone

anklebone

/ˈæŋkəlˌbəʊn/
noun
1.
the nontechnical name for talus1
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anklebone in Medicine

anklebone n.
See talus.

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