back sinew

noun

: the large flexor tendon at the back of the cannon bones of quadrupeds

called also back tendon

Word History

First Known Use

1607, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of back sinew was in 1607

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“Back sinew.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/back%20sinew. Accessed 14 Apr. 2024.

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