chinbone

noun chin·bone \ ˈchin-ˌbōn \

Definition of chinbone

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

First Known Use of chinbone

before 12th century

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chinbone

noun chin·bone \ ˈchin-ˈbōn, -ˌbōn \

medical Definition of chinbone

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

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