noun aitch·bone \ˈāch-ˌbōn\

Definition of aitchbone

  1. 1 :  the hipbone especially of cattle

  2. 2 :  the cut of beef containing the aitchbone

Origin and Etymology of aitchbone

Middle English hachbon, alteration (resulting from incorrect division of a nachebon) of Middle English *nachebon, from Middle English nache buttock (from Anglo-French, from Late Latin natica, from Latin natis) + bon bone

First Known Use: 15th century

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