chinbone

noun
chin·​bone | \ ˈchin-ˌbōn How to pronounce chinbone (audio) \

Definition of chinbone

: mandible especially : the median anterior part of the human mandible

First Known Use of chinbone

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of chinbone was before the 12th century

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“Chinbone.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/chinbone. Accessed 13 Aug. 2020.

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chinbone

noun
chin·​bone | \ ˈchin-ˈbōn, -ˌbōn How to pronounce chinbone (audio) \

Medical Definition of chinbone

: jaw sense 1b especially : the median anterior part of the bone of the human lower jaw

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