- the elbow.
- Architecture. a bracket or console, as one supporting part of a cornice.
Origin of ancon
1700–10; < Latin < Greek ankṓn elbow
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Examples from the Web for anconal
Anconal aspect of the distal extremity of the right humerus of "Meleagris antiquus" of Marsh.The Wild Turkey and Its Hunting
Edward A. McIlhenny
- architect a projecting bracket or console supporting a cornice
- a former technical name for elbow
C18: from Greek ankōn a bend
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- Relating to the elbow.
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