xiphisternum

noun
xi·​phi·​ster·​num | \ˌzī-fə-ˈstər-nəm, ˌzi-\
plural xiphisterna\ˌzī-​fə-​ˈstər-​nə, ˌzi-​ \

Definition of xiphisternum 

First Known Use of xiphisternum

circa 1860, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for xiphisternum

New Latin, from Greek xiphos sword + New Latin sternum

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xiphisternum

noun
xi·​phi·​ster·​num | \ˌzī-fə-ˈstər-nəm, ˌzif-ə- \
plural xiphisterna\-​nə \

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