Word History


probably translation of Dutch ijsbeen (from Middle Dutch isebeen, ijsbeen) or Low German isbeen, from Middle Low German īsbēn; both probably by folk etymology, from Latin ischium + Middle Dutch been bone or Middle Low German bēn

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“Icebone.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 10 Dec. 2023.

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