coffin bone

noun

Definition of coffin bone 

: the principal bone enclosed within the hoof of a horse

called also pedal bone

First Known Use of coffin bone

circa 1720, in the meaning defined above

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coffin bone

noun
cof·fin bone | \ˈkȯ-fən- \

Medical Definition of coffin bone 

: the bone enclosed within the hoof of the horse

called also pedal bone

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