Definition of ulnare
ulnaria\-a(a)rēə, -ärēə\ or
1 : the third carpal bone or element of the proximal row counting from the radial side; specifically : cuneiform 1b
2 or ulnar carpal : a bone of a bird probably representing the ulnare and centrale and sometimes also the fifth metacarpal
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Origin and Etymology of ulnare
New Latin ulnare, from neuter of ulnaris ulnar
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