thigh bone

thighbone

[thahy-bohn]
noun
femur ( def 1 ).

Origin:
1400–50; late Middle English the bane. See thigh, bone

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thighbone (ˈθaɪˌbəʊn)
 
n
a nontechnical name for the femur

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thighbone thigh·bone (thī'bōn')
n.
See femur.

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