an·​kle·​bone | \ ˈaŋ-kəl-ˌbōn How to pronounce anklebone (audio) , ˌaŋ-kəl-ˈbōn \

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Recent Examples on the Web An irregular band of solid red ringed both legs, just above the anklebone. Lisa Sanders, M.d., New York Times, "Why Couldn’t the Young Boy Walk?," 6 July 2017

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First Known Use of anklebone

14th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Anklebone.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 14 Aug. 2020.

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an·​kle·​bone | \ ˈaŋ-kəl-ˌbōn How to pronounce anklebone (audio) \

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