pin·​bone ˈpin-ˌbōn How to pronounce pinbone (audio)
: the hip bone especially of a quadruped see cow illustration

Word History

First Known Use

1640, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of pinbone was in 1640

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Cite this Entry

“Pinbone.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 14 Jun. 2024.

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