Definition of aitchbone
1 : the hipbone especially of cattle
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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