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[os-uh-lit] /ˈɒs ə lɪt/
noun, Veterinary Pathology.
a hard nodule on the leg of a horse, especially one on the inner side of the knee or the outer side of the fetlock.
Origin of osselet
1680-90; < French: literally, little bone, Old French; see os1, -let Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • The osselet is oval or oblong, some provided with a slightly salient point.

    The Ocean World: Louis Figuier

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