back sinew

noun

Definition of back sinew

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

called also back tendon

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First Known Use of back sinew

1607, in the meaning defined above

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“Back sinew.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/back%20sinew. Accessed 8 Aug. 2022.

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