suffrago

noun
suf·​fra·​go | \ səˈfrā(ˌ)gō \
plural -s

Definition of suffrago

1 : the hock of a horse
2 : the tarsal joint of a bird : knee

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History and Etymology for suffrago

New Latin suffragin-, suffrago, from Latin, probably from sub- + frangere to break

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“Suffrago.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/suffrago. Accessed 16 Jun. 2021.

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