[ ang-kuhl-bohn ]
/ ˈæŋ kəlˌboʊn /
DISCOVER THE INFLUENCE OF PORTUGUESE ON ENGLISH VIA THIS QUIZ!
We’ve gathered some interesting words donated to English from Portuguese … as well as some that just don’t translate at all. Do you know what they mean?
Question 1 of 11
Which of the following animal names traces its immediate origin to Portuguese?
Words nearby anklebone
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Example sentences from the Web for anklebone
Her master of the horse, Prince Repnin, held the bridle of the horse, which suddenly gave him a kick which broke his anklebone.The Memoires of Casanova, Complete|Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
British Dictionary definitions for anklebone
/ (ˈæŋkəlˌbəʊn) /
the nontechnical name for talus 1
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Medical definitions for anklebone
[ ăng′kəl-bōn′ ]
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