icebone

noun
ice·​bone

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History and Etymology for icebone

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.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/icebone. Accessed 22 May. 2022.

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