[ ang-kon ]
/ ˈæŋ kɒn /
noun, plural an·co·nes [ang-koh-neez] /æŋˈkoʊ niz/.
Architecture. a bracket or console, as one supporting part of a cornice.
- anconeous muscle
Origin of ancon
1700–10; < Latin < Greek ankṓn elbow
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Anconal aspect of the distal extremity of the right humerus of "Meleagris antiquus" of Marsh.The Wild Turkey and Its Hunting|Edward A. McIlhenny
/ (ˈæŋkɒn) /
noun plural ancones (æŋˈkəʊniːz)
architect a projecting bracket or console supporting a cornice
a former technical name for elbow
Word Origin for ancon
C18: from Greek ankōn a bend
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[ ăng′kə-nəl, ăng-kō′- ]
Relating to the elbow.
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