anklebone

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

Definition of anklebone

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Recent Examples on the Web Think ape arm with human hand, ape heelbone adjoining human anklebone. Scientific American, 11 Mar. 2021 An irregular band of solid red ringed both legs, just above the anklebone. Lisa Sanders, M.d., New York Times, 6 July 2017

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First Known Use of anklebone

14th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Anklebone.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/anklebone. Accessed 25 Sep. 2021.

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anklebone

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

Medical Definition of anklebone

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