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splint bone

noun
1.
one of the rudimentary, splintlike metacarpal or metatarsal bones of the horse or some allied animal, one on each side of the back of each cannon bone.
Origin
1695-1705
1695-1705
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splint bone

noun
1.
one of the rudimentary metacarpal or metatarsal bones in horses and similar animals, occurring on each side of the cannon bone
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