- A bone having a thin, flattened shape, as the scapula.
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Examples from the Web for flat bone
Flat-bone steak, as shown in Fig. 10, has a large bone, but it also contains a considerable amount of fairly solid meat.Woman's Institute Library of Cookery, Vol. 3
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