wrist

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wrist

noun \ˈrist\

: the part of your body where your hand joins your arm

Full Definition of WRIST

1
:  the joint or the region of the joint between the human hand and the arm or a corresponding part on a lower animal
2
:  the part of a garment or glove covering the wrist

Origin of WRIST

Middle English, from Old English; akin to Middle High German rist wrist, ankle, Old English wrǣstan to twist — more at wrest
First Known Use: before 12th century

Rhymes with WRIST

wrist

noun \ˈrist\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of WRIST

: the joint or the region of the joint between the human hand and the arm or a corresponding part on a lower animal

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